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Historical Events Happened In 1708

Wednesday, 25 May 2016

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

Oct 22   Great Alliance occupies Rijsel in the year 1708.  

Oct 22   On this day in history herman Witsius, [Wits], reformed theologist, dies at 72  

Oct 24   On this day in history kowa Seki, Japanese mathematician  

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

Nov 04   On this day in history henriette Catharina van Nassau, daughter of F Henry, dies at 71  

Nov 04   On this day in history robert Praelisauer, composer  

Nov 07   In the year 1708 ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist, dies at 76  

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   Francis I, Holy Roman emperor (1745-1765) in the year 1708.  

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

Dec 29   Great Alliance occupies Gent on this day in history.  

Dec 31   In the year 1708 great Alliance captures Bridge  

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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   On this day in history birth of william Hayes, composer  

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

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

Mar 21   Caspar Ruetz, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

Apr 08   In the year 1708 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   Simon de Vries, book seller/writer (Unequal), dies on this day in history.  

May 06   In the year 1708 death of françois de Laval, first bishop of New France (b. 1623)  

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 in the year 1708.  

May 27   In the year 1708 jacques Danican Philidor, composer, dies at 51  

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

Jul 01   In the year 1708 death of emperor Tekle Haymanot I of Ethiopia (b. 1706)  

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