Historical Events In 1709
Thursday, 21 November 2019
Jan 01 Johann H H Butz, German/Dutch organ builder on this day in history.
Jan 05 In the year 1709 sudden extreme cold kills 1000s of Europeans
Jan 11 In the year 1709 colley Cibber's "Rival Fools," premieres in London
Jan 22 In the year 1709 joseph Reipel, composer
Feb 01 Alexander Selkirk [Robinson Crusoe] rescued from Juan Fernandez in the year 1709.
Feb 02 British sailor Alexander Selkirk is rescued after being marooned on a desert island for 5 years, his story inspires "Robinson Crusoe" in the year 1709.
Feb 08 On this day in history 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") in the year 1709.
Feb 16 In the year 1709 charles Avison, composer
Mar 01 Josef Antonin Gurecky, composer on this day in history.
Mar 08 William Cowper/Cooper, English anatomist, dies at about 62 in the year 1709.
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 on this day in history.
May 11 Large numbers of Germans begin emigrating to North America in the year 1709.
Jun 14 On this day in history gottfried Wegner, composer, dies at 65
Jun 25 In the year 1709 francesco Araja, composer
Jun 27 Peter the Great defeats Charles XII of Sweden at the Battle of Poltava on this day in history.
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 On this day in history james Harris, philosopher
Aug 08 On this day in history 1st known ascent in hot-air balloon, Bartolomeu de Gusmao (indoors)
Aug 08 In the year 1709 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 Jean-Francois Regnard, French comedic poet/slave in Algeria, dies on this day in history.
Sep 11 In the year 1709 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 In the year 1709 hamilton, Scottish(?) general (Malplaquet), dies in battle
Sep 18 Samuel Johnson, Lichfield Staffordshire, England, lexicographer/writer (Boswell's Tour Guide) in the year 1709.
Oct 25 On this day in history georg Gebel, composer
Oct 29 England/Netherlands sign anti-French "Barrieretraktaat" in the year 1709.
Nov 19 Pierre Leclair, composer in the year 1709.
Nov 22 In the year 1709 frantisek Benda, composer