Historical Events In 1709
Sunday, 15 September 2019
Jan 01 Johann H H Butz, German/Dutch organ builder in the year 1709.
Jan 05 In the year 1709 sudden extreme cold kills 1000s of Europeans
Jan 11 On this day in history 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 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 In the year 1709 giuseppi Torelli, Italian composer, dies at 50
Feb 12 Alexander Selkirk, Scottish seaman is rescued after 4+ years from Fernandez Island (inspiration for Daniel Defoe's "Robinson Crusoe") on this day in history.
Feb 16 Charles Avison, composer on this day in history.
Mar 01 Josef Antonin Gurecky, composer in the year 1709.
Mar 08 On this day in history 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) in the year 1709.
Apr 12 On this day in history 1st edition of Tattler magazine in England
Apr 26 In the year 1709 frisian viceroy Johan Willem Friso marries countess Maria Louisa
May 11 Large numbers of Germans begin emigrating to North America in the year 1709.
Jun 14 Gottfried Wegner, composer, dies at 65 in the year 1709.
Jun 25 Francesco Araja, composer in the year 1709.
Jun 27 In the year 1709 peter the Great defeats Charles XII of Sweden at the Battle of Poltava.
Jul 08 Battle of Poltava; Russians defeat Swedes on this day in history.
Jul 17 Pascal Collasse, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1709.
Jul 20 In the year 1709 james Harris, philosopher
Aug 08 1st known ascent in hot-air balloon, Bartolomeu de Gusmao (indoors) on this day in history.
Aug 08 On this day in history first known ascent in hot-air balloon, Bartolomeu de Gusmao (indoors)
Sep 03 In the year 1709 1st major group of Swiss/German colonists reaches NC/SC
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 On this day in history hamilton, Scottish(?) general (Malplaquet), dies in battle
Sep 18 In the year 1709 samuel Johnson, Lichfield Staffordshire, England, lexicographer/writer (Boswell's Tour Guide)
Oct 25 In the year 1709 georg Gebel, composer
Oct 29 In the year 1709 england/Netherlands sign anti-French "Barrieretraktaat"
Nov 19 Pierre Leclair, composer in the year 1709.
Nov 22 In the year 1709 frantisek Benda, composer