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Historical Events Happened In 1708

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

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   In the year 1708 william Hayes, composer  

Jan 30   On this day in history georg D Ehret, German/English cartoonist  

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

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   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   In the year 1708 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   In the year 1708 friedrich von Hagedorn, German poet (Versuch einiger Poem)  

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

May 03   On this day in history johann Adolph Scheibe, German music theroist/composer  

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

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

Jun 19   In the year 1708 johann Gottlieb Janitsch, composer  

Jul 02   On this day in history willem of Nassau, mister of Zuylenstein/lt-gen/baron Enfield, dies  

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

Jul 11   Battle at Oudenaarde: Great Alliance beats France on this day in history.  

Jul 28   Monarch Amengkurat II [Sunan Mas] of Mataram gives himself up to VOC in the year 1708.  

Aug 03   In the year 1708 battle at Trencsén: Austria beats Hungarian rebellion army  

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   In the year 1708 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 in the year 1708.  

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

Sep 07   On this day in history tekle Haymanot I of Ethiopia  

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 in the year 1708.  

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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 in the year 1708.  

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

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

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

Apr 06   On this day in history 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 in the year 1708.  

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

May 06   François de Laval, first bishop of New France (b. 1623) died on this day in history.  

May 11   On this day in history death of jules Hardouin Mansart, French architect (b. 1646)  

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

Jul 01   Emperor Tekle Haymanot I of Ethiopia (b. 1706) died in the year 1708.  

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