1704 in History – What happened in year 1704

In history, year 1704 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1704.

Know what happened in 1704:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
13 AugustWar of the Spanish Succession-The Duke of Marlborough ledAllied forces to a crucial victory in the Battle of Blenheim.
25 JanuaryEnglish colonists from the Province of Carolina and theirnative allies began a series of brutal raids against a largely pacificpopulation of Apalachee in Spanish Florida.
25 January English colonists from the Province of Carolina and theirnative allies began a series of brutal raids against a largely pacificpopulation of Apalachee in Spanish Florida.
13 AugustWar of the Spanish Succession-The Duke of Marlborough led Allied forces to a crucial victory in the Battle of Blenheim.
24 AprilThe first issue of The Boston News-Letter, the first continuously published newspaper in British North America, was published.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1704:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 January Soame Jenyns / Poet / United Kingdom
02 OctoberFrantišek Tůma / Composer / Czech Republic
03 SeptemberJoseph de Jussieu / Explorer / France
04 JuneBenjamin Huntsman / Business Man / United Kingdom
07 MayCarl Heinrich Graun / Composer / Germany
09 OctoberJohann Andreas Segner / Mathematician / Germany
10 AprilBenjamin Heath / Author / United Kingdom
11 JuneCarlos Seixas / Composer / Portugal
12 February Charles Pinot Duclos / Author / France
15 JulyAugust Gottlieb Spangenberg / Bishop / Germany
17 JuneJohn Kay / Engineer / United Kingdom
22 JuneJohn Taylor / Author / United Kingdom
24 JuneJean-Baptiste de Boyer / Author / France
28 February Louis Godin / Academic / France
29 OctoberJohn Byng / Politician / United Kingdom
31 JulyGabriel Cramer / Mathematician / Switzerland

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