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Historical Events Happened In 1708

Tuesday, 21 April 2015

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

Oct 09   In the year 1708 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   On this day in history albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science)  

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

Oct 21   On this day in history dutch & English troops occupy Lille (Rijsel)  

Oct 22   On this day in history great Alliance occupies Rijsel  

Oct 22   In the year 1708 herman Witsius, [Wits], reformed theologist, dies at 72  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 07   Ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist, dies at 76 in the year 1708.  

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   In the year 1708 marianus Konigsperger, composer  

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

Dec 14   Prosper Jolyot's "Electre," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

Dec 29   Great Alliance occupies Gent in the year 1708.  

Dec 31   Great Alliance captures Bridge on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1708

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 25   On this day in history birth of pompeo Girolamo Batoni, Italian painter  

Jan 26   William Hayes, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 30   Georg D Ehret, German/English cartoonist was born in the year 1708.  

Feb 08   On this day in history birth of vaclav Jan Kopriva, composer  

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

Apr 06   George Reuter, composer was born in the year 1708.  

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

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   Jules Hardouin Mansart, French architect (b. 1646) died in the year 1708.  

May 12   Adolf Friedrich II of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (b. 1658) died on this day in history.  

May 27   In the year 1708 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.