Historical Events For 1708
Monday, 19 February 2018
Oct 01 John Blow, composer (Venus & Adonis), dies at 59 on this day in history.
Oct 09 In the year 1708 battle at Lesnaya: Russian army captures Swedish convoy
Oct 13 In the year 1708 henry van Nassau, mister of Ouwerkerk/fieldmarshal, dies at 67
Oct 16 Albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science) in the year 1708.
Oct 18 Henry Van Nassau, stable master/fieldmarshal, dies at 67 in the year 1708.
Oct 21 In the year 1708 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 Kowa Seki, Japanese mathematician in the year 1708.
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 On this day in history robert Praelisauer, composer
Nov 07 Ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist, dies at 76 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1708.
Dec 04 Marianus Konigsperger, composer in the year 1708.
Dec 08 In the year 1708 francis I, Holy Roman emperor (1745-1765)
Dec 14 Prosper Jolyot's "Electre," premieres in Paris in the year 1708.
Dec 29 In the year 1708 great Alliance occupies Gent
Dec 31 Great Alliance captures Bridge in the year 1708.