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Historical Events For 1708

Sunday, 25 June 2017

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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 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 in the year 1708.  

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

Mar 23   In the year 1708 english pretender to the throne James III lands at Firth of Forth  

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Mar 27   In the year 1708 english pretender to the throne James III flees  

Mar 27   In the year 1708 english pretender to the throne James III flees to Dunkerk  

Apr 06   In the year 1708 george Reuter, composer  

Apr 08   Georg Zarth, composer in the year 1708.  

Apr 23   In the year 1708 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   In the year 1708 jacques Danican Philidor, composer, dies at 51  

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

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

Jul 02   On this day in history 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   In the year 1708 battle at Oudenaarde: Great Alliance beats France  

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

Aug 03   Battle at Trencsén: Austria beats Hungarian rebellion army on this day in history.  

Aug 04   Vincenzo De Grandis, composer, dies at 77 in the year 1708.  

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

Aug 23   On this day in history meidingnu Pamheiba is crowned King of Manipur.  

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

Aug 29   On this day in history haverhill, Mass destroyed by French & Indians  

Sep 03   Christian Liebe, composer, dies at 53 in the year 1708.  

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 in the year 1708.  

Sep 28   In the year 1708 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Apr 08   On this day in history 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   On this day in history thomas Bullis, composer, dies at 80  

Apr 30   In the year 1708 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   On this day in history death of jules Hardouin Mansart, French architect (b. 1646)  

May 12   In the year 1708 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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