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Historical Events Happened In 1708

Sunday, 26 October 2014

Oct 01   On this day in history john Blow, composer (Venus & Adonis), dies at 59  

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 in the year 1708.  

Oct 16   Albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science) in the year 1708.  

Oct 18   On this day in history henry Van Nassau, stable master/fieldmarshal, dies at 67  

Oct 21   Dutch & English troops occupy Lille (Rijsel) in the year 1708.  

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   On this day in history kowa Seki, Japanese mathematician  

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

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

Nov 04   On this day in history robert Praelisauer, composer  

Nov 07   On this day in history ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist, dies at 76  

Nov 15   William Pitt the Elder, (Whig) UK PM (1756-61, 66-68) `Great Commoner' in the year 1708.  

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

Dec 04   In the year 1708 marianus Konigsperger, composer  

Dec 08   On this day in history francis I, Holy Roman emperor (1745-1765)  

Dec 14   In the year 1708 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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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   On this day in history birth of georg D Ehret, German/English cartoonist  

Feb 08   Vaclav Jan Kopriva, composer was born on this day in history.  

Mar 21   Caspar Ruetz, composer was born in the year 1708.  

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   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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1708 death of jules Hardouin Mansart, French architect (b. 1646)  

May 12   Adolf Friedrich II of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (b. 1658) died in the year 1708.  

May 27   On this day in history jacques Danican Philidor, composer, dies at 51  

Jun 15   Romeyn de Hooghe, painter/goldsmith, buried at 62 died in the year 1708.  

Jul 01   On this day in history death of emperor Tekle Haymanot I of Ethiopia (b. 1706)