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Historical Events Happened In 1708

Saturday, 31 January 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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1708.  

Feb 28   In the year 1708 slave revolt, Newton, Long Island NY, 11 die  

Mar 11   In the year 1708 queen Anne withholds Royal Assent from the Scottish Militia Bill, the last time a British monarch vetoes legislation.  

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

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

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 in the year 1708.  

Apr 06   George Reuter, composer in the year 1708.  

Apr 08   On this day in history georg Zarth, composer  

Apr 23   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Aug 10   On this day in history 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   In the year 1708 haverhill, Mass destroyed by French & Indians  

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

Sep 07   In the year 1708 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   In the year 1708 birth of vaclav Jan Kopriva, composer  

Mar 21   On this day in history birth of caspar Ruetz, composer  

Apr 06   George Reuter, composer was born in the year 1708.  

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

Apr 23   In the year 1708 birth of friedrich von Hagedorn, German poet (Versuch einiger Poem)  

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   In the year 1708 death of françois de Laval, first bishop of New France (b. 1623)  

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

May 12   In the year 1708 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   On this day in history death of romeyn de Hooghe, painter/goldsmith, buried at 62  

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