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Historical Events Happened In 1708

Tuesday, 09 February 2016

Oct 01   John Blow, composer (Venus & Adonis), dies at 59 on this day in history.  

Oct 09   Battle at Lesnaya: Russian army captures Swedish convoy on this day in history.  

Oct 13   Henry van Nassau, mister of Ouwerkerk/fieldmarshal, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Oct 16   Albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1708 great Alliance occupies Rijsel  

Oct 22   In the year 1708 herman Witsius, [Wits], reformed theologist, dies at 72  

Oct 24   In the year 1708 kowa Seki, Japanese mathematician  

Nov 03   Henriette Catharina van Nassau, daughter of Frederik Henry, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Nov 04   On this day in history henriette Catharina van Nassau, daughter of F Henry, dies at 71  

Nov 04   Robert Praelisauer, composer in the year 1708.  

Nov 07   Ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist, dies at 76 in the year 1708.  

Nov 15   William Pitt the Elder, (Whig) UK PM (1756-61, 66-68) `Great Commoner' on this day in history.  

Dec 01   On this day in history great Alliance occupies Brussels  

Dec 04   In the year 1708 marianus Konigsperger, composer  

Dec 08   Francis I, Holy Roman emperor (1745-1765) on this day in history.  

Dec 14   Prosper Jolyot's "Electre," premieres in Paris in the year 1708.  

Dec 29   Great Alliance occupies Gent on this day in history.  

Dec 31   Great Alliance captures Bridge on this day in history.  

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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 in the year 1708.  

Feb 08   In the year 1708 birth of vaclav Jan Kopriva, composer  

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

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

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

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 in the year 1708.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

May 12   In the year 1708 death of adolf Friedrich II of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (b. 1658)  

May 27   Jacques Danican Philidor, composer, dies at 51 in the year 1708.  

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

Jul 01   In the year 1708 death of emperor Tekle Haymanot I of Ethiopia (b. 1706)  

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