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Historical Events Happened In 1708

Wednesday, 06 May 2015

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

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

Jan 26   William Hayes, composer in the year 1708.  

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

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

Feb 24   Prince Johan Willem Friso sworn in as viceroy of Groningen on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 21   Caspar Ruetz, composer in the year 1708.  

Mar 23   English pretender to the throne James III lands at Firth of Forth on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history georg Zarth, composer  

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   In the year 1708 johann Adolph Scheibe, German music theroist/composer  

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

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

Jun 19   On this day in history johann Gottlieb Janitsch, composer  

Jul 02   Willem of Nassau, mister of Zuylenstein/lt-gen/baron Enfield, dies in the year 1708.  

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   Monarch Amengkurat II [Sunan Mas] of Mataram gives himself up to VOC in the year 1708.  

Aug 03   Battle at Trencsén: Austria beats Hungarian rebellion army in the year 1708.  

Aug 04   On this day in history vincenzo De Grandis, composer, dies at 77  

Aug 10   In the year 1708 john Stinstra, baptist vicar  

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

Aug 29   English troops occupy Menorca & Sardinia in the year 1708.  

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   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   Battle at Lesnaya: Russian army captures Swedish convoy in the year 1708.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1708

Famous People Born In This Year In History

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

Jan 26   In the year 1708 birth of william Hayes, composer  

Jan 30   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Apr 08   On this day in history 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   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   François de Laval, first bishop of New France (b. 1623) died on this day in history.  

May 11   In the year 1708 death of jules Hardouin Mansart, French architect (b. 1646)  

May 12   Adolf Friedrich II of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (b. 1658) died in the year 1708.  

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

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 on this day in history.