August 1704 in history

August 1704 events chronologically

Aug 4 War of the Spanish Succession: Gibraltar is captured by an English and Dutch fleet, commanded by Admiral Sir George Rooke and allied with Archduke Charles
Aug 13 War of the Spanish Succession: Battle of Blenheim – English and Imperial forces are victorious over French and Bavarian troops

Born in August 1704

Aug 11 Karl August von Bergen a German anatomist and botanist.
Aug 13 Alexis Fontaine des Bertins a French mathematician. He was a patron and teacher of Jean-Jacques de Marguerie
Aug 21 Johann Georg Chevalier de Saxe a Saxon Field Marshal and Governor of Dresden.

Died in August 1704

Aug 14 Roland Laporte born at Mas Soubeyran in a cottage which has become the property of the Socité de l'Histoire du Protestantisme français, and which contains relics of the hero.