Historical Events Happened In 1708
Tuesday, 01 December 2015
Oct 01 John Blow, composer (Venus & Adonis), dies at 59 in the year 1708.
Oct 09 In the year 1708 battle at Lesnaya: Russian army captures Swedish convoy
Oct 13 Henry van Nassau, mister of Ouwerkerk/fieldmarshal, dies at 67 in the year 1708.
Oct 16 In the year 1708 albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science)
Oct 18 In the year 1708 henry Van Nassau, stable master/fieldmarshal, dies at 67
Oct 21 On this day in history dutch & English troops occupy Lille (Rijsel)
Oct 22 Great Alliance occupies Rijsel in the year 1708.
Oct 22 In the year 1708 herman Witsius, [Wits], reformed theologist, dies at 72
Oct 24 On this day in history kowa Seki, Japanese mathematician
Nov 03 Henriette Catharina van Nassau, daughter of Frederik Henry, dies at 71 in the year 1708.
Nov 04 Henriette Catharina van Nassau, daughter of F Henry, dies at 71 in the year 1708.
Nov 04 Robert Praelisauer, composer in the year 1708.
Nov 07 On this day in history ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist, dies at 76
Nov 15 In the year 1708 william Pitt the Elder, (Whig) UK PM (1756-61, 66-68) `Great Commoner'
Dec 01 On this day in history great Alliance occupies Brussels
Dec 04 Marianus Konigsperger, composer in the year 1708.
Dec 08 In the year 1708 francis I, Holy Roman emperor (1745-1765)
Dec 14 In the year 1708 prosper Jolyot's "Electre," premieres in Paris
Dec 29 Great Alliance occupies Gent in the year 1708.
Dec 31 Great Alliance captures Bridge on this day in history.