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Historical Events In 1709

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Jan 01   In the year 1709 johann H H Butz, German/Dutch organ builder  

Jan 05   Sudden extreme cold kills 1000s of Europeans in the year 1709.  

Jan 11   Colley Cibber's "Rival Fools," premieres in London in the year 1709.  

Jan 22   Joseph Reipel, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Alexander Selkirk [Robinson Crusoe] rescued from Juan Fernandez in the year 1709.  

Feb 02   On this day in history british sailor Alexander Selkirk is rescued after being marooned on a desert island for 5 years, his story inspires "Robinson Crusoe"  

Feb 08   In the year 1709 giuseppi Torelli, Italian composer, dies at 50  

Feb 12   In the year 1709 alexander Selkirk, Scottish seaman is rescued after 4+ years from Fernandez Island (inspiration for Daniel Defoe's "Robinson Crusoe")  

Feb 16   Charles Avison, composer in the year 1709.  

Mar 01   In the year 1709 josef Antonin Gurecky, composer  

Mar 08   In the year 1709 william Cowper/Cooper, English anatomist, dies at about 62  

Mar 09   In the year 1709 ralph Montagu, 1st Duke of Montagu, English diplomat  

Mar 27   Dike at Hardinxveld breaks (Alblasserwaard flooded) in the year 1709.  

Apr 12   1st edition of Tattler magazine in England in the year 1709.  

Apr 26   Frisian viceroy Johan Willem Friso marries countess Maria Louisa in the year 1709.  

May 11   On this day in history large numbers of Germans begin emigrating to North America  

Jun 14   Gottfried Wegner, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Jun 25   In the year 1709 francesco Araja, composer  

Jun 27   Peter the Great defeats Charles XII of Sweden at the Battle of Poltava in the year 1709.  

Jul 08   In the year 1709 battle of Poltava; Russians defeat Swedes  

Jul 17   In the year 1709 pascal Collasse, composer, dies at 60  

Jul 20   James Harris, philosopher in the year 1709.  

Aug 08   On this day in history 1st known ascent in hot-air balloon, Bartolomeu de Gusmao (indoors)  

Aug 08   First known ascent in hot-air balloon, Bartolomeu de Gusmao (indoors) in the year 1709.  

Sep 03   On this day in history 1st major group of Swiss/German colonists reaches NC/SC  

Sep 04   Jean-Francois Regnard, French comedic poet/slave in Algeria, dies in the year 1709.  

Sep 11   Battle at Malplaquet: Engl/Aust/Dutch Great Alliance beat France on this day in history.  

Sep 11   In the year 1709 english, Dutch & Austrians defeat French in Battle of Malplaquet  

Sep 11   Hamilton, Scottish(?) general (Malplaquet), dies in battle in the year 1709.  

Sep 18   Samuel Johnson, Lichfield Staffordshire, England, lexicographer/writer (Boswell's Tour Guide) on this day in history.  

Oct 25   In the year 1709 georg Gebel, composer  

Oct 29   England/Netherlands sign anti-French "Barrieretraktaat" in the year 1709.  

Nov 19   On this day in history pierre Leclair, composer  

Nov 22   Frantisek Benda, composer in the year 1709.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1709

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1709 birth of johann H H Butz, German/Dutch organ builder  

Jan 22   In the year 1709 birth of joseph Reipel, composer  

Feb 16   Charles Avison, composer was born in the year 1709.  

Feb 24   On this day in history birth of jacques de Vaucanson, French inventor (d. 1782)  

Mar 01   On this day in history birth of josef Antonin Gurecky, composer  

Mar 10   Georg Steller, German naturalist (d. 1746) was born on this day in history.  

Jun 25   On this day in history birth of francesco Araja, composer  

Jul 11   On this day in history birth of johan Gottschalk Wallerius, Swedish chemist (d. 1785)  

Famous Deaths In 1709

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 20   In the year 1709 death of fran├žois de la Chaise, French confessor of Louis XIV of France (b. 1624)  

Jan 24   In the year 1709 death of george Rooke, English admiral (b. 1650)  

Feb 08   Giuseppi Torelli, Italian composer, dies at 50 in the year 1709.  

Feb 09   In the year 1709 death of fran├žois Louis, Prince of Conti, French general (b. 1664)  

Feb 19   In the year 1709 death of tokugawa Tsunayoshi, Japanese shogun (b. 1646)  

Mar 08   William Cowper/Cooper, English anatomist, dies at about 62 in the year 1709.  

Mar 09   Ralph Montagu, 1st Duke of Montagu, English diplomat died in the year 1709.  

Jun 14   Gottfried Wegner, composer, dies at 65 in the year 1709.  

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