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Historical Events In 1709

Tuesday, 04 October 2022

Jan 01   Johann H H Butz, German/Dutch organ builder on this day in history.  

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

Jan 11   On this day in history colley Cibber's "Rival Fools," premieres in London  

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

Feb 01   Alexander Selkirk [Robinson Crusoe] rescued from Juan Fernandez on this day in history.  

Feb 02   In the year 1709 british sailor Alexander Selkirk is rescued after being marooned on a desert island for 5 years, his story inspires "Robinson Crusoe"  

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

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

Feb 16   In the year 1709 charles Avison, composer  

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

Mar 08   William Cowper/Cooper, English anatomist, dies at about 62 on this day in history.  

Mar 09   Ralph Montagu, 1st Duke of Montagu, English diplomat on this day in history.  

Mar 27   On this day in history dike at Hardinxveld breaks (Alblasserwaard flooded)  

Apr 12   On this day in history 1st edition of Tattler magazine in England  

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

May 11   In the year 1709 large numbers of Germans begin emigrating to North America  

Jun 14   On this day in history gottfried Wegner, composer, dies at 65  

Jun 25   Francesco Araja, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 27   On this day in history peter the Great defeats Charles XII of Sweden at the Battle of Poltava.  

Jul 08   On this day in history 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   In the year 1709 1st known ascent in hot-air balloon, Bartolomeu de Gusmao (indoors)  

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

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

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

Sep 11   In the year 1709 battle at Malplaquet: Engl/Aust/Dutch Great Alliance beat France  

Sep 11   English, Dutch & Austrians defeat French in Battle of Malplaquet on this day in history.  

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

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

Oct 25   In the year 1709 georg Gebel, composer  

Oct 29   England/Netherlands sign anti-French "Barrieretraktaat" on this day in history.  

Nov 19   Pierre Leclair, composer in the year 1709.  

Nov 22   On this day in history frantisek Benda, composer  

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Famous Birthdays In 1709

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Johann H H Butz, German/Dutch organ builder was born on this day in history.  

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

Feb 16   Charles Avison, composer was born on this day in history.  

Feb 24   Jacques de Vaucanson, French inventor (d. 1782) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 01   Josef Antonin Gurecky, composer was born on this day in history.  

Mar 10   Georg Steller, German naturalist (d. 1746) was born in the year 1709.  

Jun 25   In the year 1709 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   On this day in history death of george Rooke, English admiral (b. 1650)  

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

Feb 09   On this day in history death of fran├žois Louis, Prince of Conti, French general (b. 1664)  

Feb 19   On this day in history death of tokugawa Tsunayoshi, Japanese shogun (b. 1646)  

Mar 08   On this day in history william Cowper/Cooper, English anatomist, dies at about 62  

Mar 09   Ralph Montagu, 1st Duke of Montagu, English diplomat died on this day in history.  

Jun 14   On this day in history gottfried Wegner, composer, dies at 65  

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