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Historical Events Happened In 1708

Wednesday, 05 August 2015

Oct 01   John Blow, composer (Venus & Adonis), dies at 59 in the year 1708.  

Oct 09   On this day in history battle at Lesnaya: Russian army captures Swedish convoy  

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) in the year 1708.  

Oct 18   In the year 1708 henry Van Nassau, stable master/fieldmarshal, dies at 67  

Oct 21   Dutch & English troops occupy Lille (Rijsel) on this day in history.  

Oct 22   Great Alliance occupies Rijsel on this day in history.  

Oct 22   Herman Witsius, [Wits], reformed theologist, dies at 72 in the year 1708.  

Oct 24   In the year 1708 kowa Seki, Japanese mathematician  

Nov 03   On this day in history henriette Catharina van Nassau, daughter of Frederik Henry, dies at 71  

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   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   Great Alliance occupies Brussels in the year 1708.  

Dec 04   Marianus Konigsperger, composer in the year 1708.  

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   On this day in history great Alliance captures Bridge  

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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   On this day in history birth of georg D Ehret, German/English cartoonist  

Feb 08   Vaclav Jan Kopriva, composer was born in the year 1708.  

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

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

Apr 08   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1708.  

May 11   In the year 1708 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   On this day in history death of romeyn de Hooghe, painter/goldsmith, buried at 62  

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

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