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Historical Events Happened In 1708

Wednesday, 04 May 2016

Jan 23   Thomas Bullis, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Pompeo Girolamo Batoni, Italian painter on this day in history.  

Jan 26   In the year 1708 william Hayes, composer  

Jan 30   On this day in history georg D Ehret, German/English cartoonist  

Feb 08   Vaclav Jan Kopriva, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 24   In the year 1708 prince Johan Willem Friso sworn in as viceroy of Groningen  

Feb 28   On this day in history slave revolt, Newton, Long Island NY, 11 die  

Mar 11   Queen Anne withholds Royal Assent from the Scottish Militia Bill, the last time a British monarch vetoes legislation in the year 1708.  

Mar 21   Caspar Ruetz, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 23   English pretender to the throne James III lands at Firth of Forth in the year 1708.  

Mar 27   English pretender to the throne James III flees in the year 1708.  

Mar 27   On this day in history english pretender to the throne James III flees to Dunkerk  

Apr 06   George Reuter, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 08   Georg Zarth, composer in the year 1708.  

Apr 23   On this day in history friedrich von Hagedorn, German poet (Versuch einiger Poem)  

Apr 30   In the year 1708 simon de Vries, book seller/writer (Unequal), dies  

May 03   Johann Adolph Scheibe, German music theroist/composer in the year 1708.  

May 27   Jacques Danican Philidor, composer, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

Jun 15   On this day in history romeyn de Hooghe, painter/goldsmith, buried at 62  

Jun 19   Johann Gottlieb Janitsch, composer in the year 1708.  

Jul 02   Willem of Nassau, mister of Zuylenstein/lt-gen/baron Enfield, dies on this day in history.  

Jul 04   Swedish King Karel XII beats Russians in the year 1708.  

Jul 11   Battle at Oudenaarde: Great Alliance beats France in the year 1708.  

Jul 28   Monarch Amengkurat II [Sunan Mas] of Mataram gives himself up to VOC on this day in history.  

Aug 03   On this day in history battle at Trencsén: Austria beats Hungarian rebellion army  

Aug 04   Vincenzo De Grandis, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Aug 10   John Stinstra, baptist vicar in the year 1708.  

Aug 23   In the year 1708 meidingnu Pamheiba is crowned King of Manipur.  

Aug 29   In the year 1708 english troops occupy Menorca & Sardinia  

Aug 29   Haverhill, Mass destroyed by French & Indians in the year 1708.  

Sep 03   On this day in history christian Liebe, composer, dies at 53  

Sep 07   On this day in history tekle Haymanot I of Ethiopia  

Sep 11   In the year 1708 charles XII of Sweden stops his march to conquer Moscow outside Smolensk, marking the turning point in the Great Northern War. The army is defeated nine months later in the Battle of Poltava, and the Swedish empire is no longer a major power.  

Sep 28   On this day in history battle at Lesnaya: Russian army captures Swedish convoy  

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Famous Birthdays In 1708

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 25   In the year 1708 birth of pompeo Girolamo Batoni, Italian painter  

Jan 26   William Hayes, composer was born in the year 1708.  

Jan 30   Georg D Ehret, German/English cartoonist was born in the year 1708.  

Feb 08   Vaclav Jan Kopriva, composer was born on this day in history.  

Mar 21   In the year 1708 birth of caspar Ruetz, composer  

Apr 06   In the year 1708 birth of george Reuter, composer  

Apr 08   Georg Zarth, composer was born on this day in history.  

Apr 23   Friedrich von Hagedorn, German poet (Versuch einiger Poem) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1708

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 23   In the year 1708 thomas Bullis, composer, dies at 80  

Apr 30   In the year 1708 simon de Vries, book seller/writer (Unequal), dies  

May 06   In the year 1708 death of françois de Laval, first bishop of New France (b. 1623)  

May 11   On this day in history death of jules Hardouin Mansart, French architect (b. 1646)  

May 12   On this day in history death of adolf Friedrich II of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (b. 1658)  

May 27   In the year 1708 jacques Danican Philidor, composer, dies at 51  

Jun 15   In the year 1708 death of romeyn de Hooghe, painter/goldsmith, buried at 62  

Jul 01   In the year 1708 death of emperor Tekle Haymanot I of Ethiopia (b. 1706)  

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