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Historical Events In 1709

Saturday, 15 May 2021

Jan 01   Johann H H Butz, German/Dutch organ builder in the year 1709.  

Jan 05   On this day in history sudden extreme cold kills 1000s of Europeans  

Jan 11   In the year 1709 colley Cibber's "Rival Fools," premieres in London  

Jan 22   On this day in history joseph Reipel, composer  

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

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

Feb 08   Giuseppi Torelli, Italian composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1709 charles Avison, composer  

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

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

Mar 09   On this day in history ralph Montagu, 1st Duke of Montagu, English diplomat  

Mar 27   Dike at Hardinxveld breaks (Alblasserwaard flooded) on this day in history.  

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

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

May 11   Large numbers of Germans begin emigrating to North America on this day in history.  

Jun 14   In the year 1709 gottfried Wegner, composer, dies at 65  

Jun 25   On this day in history 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   Pascal Collasse, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1709.  

Jul 20   On this day in history james Harris, philosopher  

Aug 08   1st known ascent in hot-air balloon, Bartolomeu de Gusmao (indoors) in the year 1709.  

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

Sep 03   1st major group of Swiss/German colonists reaches NC/SC in the year 1709.  

Sep 04   Jean-Francois Regnard, French comedic poet/slave in Algeria, dies on this day in history.  

Sep 11   On this day in history battle at Malplaquet: Engl/Aust/Dutch Great Alliance beat France  

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   On this day in history england/Netherlands sign anti-French "Barrieretraktaat"  

Nov 19   In the year 1709 pierre Leclair, composer  

Nov 22   Frantisek Benda, composer on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1709 birth of charles Avison, composer  

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

Mar 01   Josef Antonin Gurecky, composer was born in the year 1709.  

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

Jun 25   Francesco Araja, composer was born in the year 1709.  

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   Fran├žois de la Chaise, French confessor of Louis XIV of France (b. 1624) died on this day in history.  

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

Feb 08   Giuseppi Torelli, Italian composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 19   Tokugawa Tsunayoshi, Japanese shogun (b. 1646) died on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1709 gottfried Wegner, composer, dies at 65  

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