Defoe Events in History

1731 Death - Daniel Defoe, English author (Robinson Crusoe), dies at about 70

1731 Death - Daniel Defoe, English novelist (Robinson Crusoe), dies

1731 Death - Daniel Defoe, English Journalist

1709 Event - Alexander Selkirk, Scottish seaman is rescued after 4+ years from Fernandez Island (inspiration for Daniel Defoe's "Robinson Crusoe")

1686 Event - Robinson Crusoe leaves his island after 28 years (as per Defoe)

1659 Event - Robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked (according to Defoe)