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Historical Events Happened In 1708

Thursday, 27 November 2014

Jan 23   On this day in history thomas Bullis, composer, dies at 80  

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

Jan 26   In the year 1708 william Hayes, composer  

Jan 30   Georg D Ehret, German/English cartoonist on this day in history.  

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

Feb 24   Prince Johan Willem Friso sworn in as viceroy of Groningen in the year 1708.  

Feb 28   Slave revolt, Newton, Long Island NY, 11 die in the year 1708.  

Mar 11   Queen Anne withholds Royal Assent from the Scottish Militia Bill, the last time a British monarch vetoes legislation on this day in history.  

Mar 21   Caspar Ruetz, composer in the year 1708.  

Mar 23   On this day in history english pretender to the throne James III lands at Firth of Forth  

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

Mar 27   English pretender to the throne James III flees to Dunkerk on this day in history.  

Apr 06   George Reuter, composer in the year 1708.  

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

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

Apr 30   Simon de Vries, book seller/writer (Unequal), dies on this day in history.  

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

May 27   Jacques Danican Philidor, composer, dies at 51 in the year 1708.  

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

Jun 19   Johann Gottlieb Janitsch, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 02   In the year 1708 willem of Nassau, mister of Zuylenstein/lt-gen/baron Enfield, dies  

Jul 04   In the year 1708 swedish King Karel XII beats Russians  

Jul 11   On this day in history battle at Oudenaarde: Great Alliance beats France  

Jul 28   In the year 1708 monarch Amengkurat II [Sunan Mas] of Mataram gives himself up to VOC  

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

Aug 04   In the year 1708 vincenzo De Grandis, composer, dies at 77  

Aug 10   On this day in history john Stinstra, baptist vicar  

Aug 23   Meidingnu Pamheiba is crowned King of Manipur in the year 1708.  

Aug 29   On this day in history english troops occupy Menorca & Sardinia  

Aug 29   In the year 1708 haverhill, Mass destroyed by French & Indians  

Sep 03   In the year 1708 christian Liebe, composer, dies at 53  

Sep 07   Tekle Haymanot I of Ethiopia in the year 1708.  

Sep 11   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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1708 birth of william Hayes, composer  

Jan 30   In the year 1708 birth of georg D Ehret, German/English cartoonist  

Feb 08   On this day in history birth of vaclav Jan Kopriva, composer  

Mar 21   Caspar Ruetz, composer was born in the year 1708.  

Apr 06   George Reuter, composer was born in the year 1708.  

Apr 08   In the year 1708 birth of georg Zarth, composer  

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

Famous Deaths In 1708

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 23   Thomas Bullis, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1708.  

Apr 30   On this day in history simon de Vries, book seller/writer (Unequal), dies  

May 06   On this day in history death of françois de Laval, first bishop of New France (b. 1623)  

May 11   Jules Hardouin Mansart, French architect (b. 1646) died in the year 1708.  

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

May 27   On this day in history 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   Emperor Tekle Haymanot I of Ethiopia (b. 1706) died in the year 1708.