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Historical Events Happened In 1708

Wednesday, 28 September 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 in the year 1708.  

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

Oct 16   On this day in history albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science)  

Oct 18   Henry Van Nassau, stable master/fieldmarshal, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Oct 21   In the year 1708 dutch & English troops occupy Lille (Rijsel)  

Oct 22   Great Alliance occupies Rijsel in the year 1708.  

Oct 22   Herman Witsius, [Wits], reformed theologist, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Oct 24   Kowa Seki, Japanese mathematician on this day in history.  

Nov 03   In the year 1708 henriette Catharina van Nassau, daughter of Frederik Henry, dies at 71  

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Nov 04   In the year 1708 henriette Catharina van Nassau, daughter of F Henry, dies at 71  

Nov 04   Robert Praelisauer, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 07   In the year 1708 ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist, dies at 76  

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

Dec 01   Great Alliance occupies Brussels on this day in history.  

Dec 04   On this day in history marianus Konigsperger, composer  

Dec 08   Francis I, Holy Roman emperor (1745-1765) in the year 1708.  

Dec 14   On this day in history prosper Jolyot's "Electre," premieres in Paris  

Dec 29   In the year 1708 great Alliance occupies Gent  

Dec 31   Great Alliance captures Bridge in the year 1708.  

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Jan 25   Pompeo Girolamo Batoni, Italian painter was born on this day in history.  

Jan 26   On this day in history birth of william Hayes, composer  

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

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

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

Apr 30   In the year 1708 simon de Vries, book seller/writer (Unequal), dies  

May 06   François de Laval, first bishop of New France (b. 1623) died in the year 1708.  

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   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)  

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