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Historical Events Happened In 1708

Monday, 21 April 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   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   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   On this day in history english pretender to the throne James III lands at Firth of Forth  

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

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

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

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

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

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

May 03   Johann Adolph Scheibe, German music theroist/composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

Jul 04   On this day in history 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 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   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 on this day in history.  

Aug 29   Haverhill, Mass destroyed by French & Indians on this day in history.  

Sep 03   Christian Liebe, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Sep 07   Tekle Haymanot I of Ethiopia on this day in history.  

Sep 11   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1708

Famous People Born In This Year In History

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

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   On this day in history birth of caspar Ruetz, composer  

Apr 06   On this day in history birth of george Reuter, composer  

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

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 on this day in history.  

May 12   Adolf Friedrich II of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (b. 1658) died on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 01   On this day in history death of emperor Tekle Haymanot I of Ethiopia (b. 1706)