Historical Events In 1709
Monday, 10 August 2020
Jan 01 In the year 1709 johann H H Butz, German/Dutch organ builder
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 Joseph Reipel, composer on this day in history.
Feb 01 In the year 1709 alexander Selkirk [Robinson Crusoe] rescued from Juan Fernandez
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 Giuseppi Torelli, Italian composer, dies at 50 in the year 1709.
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 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 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 In the year 1709 frisian viceroy Johan Willem Friso marries countess Maria Louisa
May 11 In the year 1709 large numbers of Germans begin emigrating to North America
Jun 14 Gottfried Wegner, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.
Jun 25 On this day in history francesco Araja, composer
Jun 27 In the year 1709 peter the Great defeats Charles XII of Sweden at the Battle of Poltava.
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 In the year 1709 james Harris, philosopher
Aug 08 1st known ascent in hot-air balloon, Bartolomeu de Gusmao (indoors) in the year 1709.
Aug 08 First known ascent in hot-air balloon, Bartolomeu de Gusmao (indoors) on this day in history.
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 Battle at Malplaquet: Engl/Aust/Dutch Great Alliance beat France on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Sep 18 Samuel Johnson, Lichfield Staffordshire, England, lexicographer/writer (Boswell's Tour Guide) on this day in history.
Oct 25 Georg Gebel, composer in the year 1709.
Oct 29 England/Netherlands sign anti-French "Barrieretraktaat" in the year 1709.
Nov 19 In the year 1709 pierre Leclair, composer
Nov 22 On this day in history frantisek Benda, composer