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Historical Events Happened In 1708

Saturday, 20 December 2014

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

Jan 25   On this day in history pompeo Girolamo Batoni, Italian painter  

Jan 26   William Hayes, composer in the year 1708.  

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

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

Feb 24   On this day in history prince Johan Willem Friso sworn in as viceroy of Groningen  

Feb 28   Slave revolt, Newton, Long Island NY, 11 die on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history caspar Ruetz, composer  

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

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 in the year 1708.  

Apr 06   On this day in history george Reuter, composer  

Apr 08   Georg Zarth, composer in the year 1708.  

Apr 23   Friedrich von Hagedorn, German poet (Versuch einiger Poem) in the year 1708.  

Apr 30   Simon de Vries, book seller/writer (Unequal), dies in the year 1708.  

May 03   In the year 1708 johann Adolph Scheibe, German music theroist/composer  

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

Jun 15   Romeyn de Hooghe, painter/goldsmith, buried at 62 in the year 1708.  

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

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

Jul 04   Swedish King Karel XII beats Russians on this day in history.  

Jul 11   In the year 1708 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   Vincenzo De Grandis, composer, dies at 77 in the year 1708.  

Aug 10   John Stinstra, baptist vicar on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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   Battle at Lesnaya: Russian army captures Swedish convoy on this day in history.  

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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   William Hayes, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

Feb 08   Vaclav Jan Kopriva, composer was born in the year 1708.  

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

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

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

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

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

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

May 27   On this day in history jacques Danican Philidor, composer, dies at 51  

Jun 15   Romeyn de Hooghe, painter/goldsmith, buried at 62 died on this day in history.  

Jul 01   Emperor Tekle Haymanot I of Ethiopia (b. 1706) died on this day in history.