Historical Events Happened In 1708
Friday, 04 September 2015
Oct 01 In the year 1708 john Blow, composer (Venus & Adonis), dies at 59
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 in the year 1708.
Oct 16 On this day in history albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science)
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 On this day in history great Alliance occupies Rijsel
Oct 22 On this day in history herman Witsius, [Wits], reformed theologist, dies at 72
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
Nov 04 Henriette Catharina van Nassau, daughter of F Henry, dies at 71 in the year 1708.
Nov 04 In the year 1708 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 In the year 1708 great Alliance occupies Brussels
Dec 04 Marianus Konigsperger, composer on this day in history.
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 On this day in history great Alliance captures Bridge