On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 1704

Historical Events

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Battle of Blenheim (Second Battle of Höchstädt): A combined British, German and Dutch army led by John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, decisively beats the French and Bavarians

Famous Birthdays

  • Lorenzo Fago, Italian composer and teacher, born in Naples, Italy (d. 1793)
1704 Highlights

About August 13, 1704

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 317 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo