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Historical Events Happened In 1708

Sunday, 24 May 2015

Oct 01   In the year 1708 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   Henry Van Nassau, stable master/fieldmarshal, dies at 67 in the year 1708.  

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   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   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 on this day in history.  

Nov 04   Robert Praelisauer, composer in the year 1708.  

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

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 in the year 1708.  

Dec 04   Marianus Konigsperger, composer on this day in history.  

Dec 08   Francis I, Holy Roman emperor (1745-1765) on this day in history.  

Dec 14   Prosper Jolyot's "Electre," premieres in Paris in the year 1708.  

Dec 29   Great Alliance occupies Gent in the year 1708.  

Dec 31   On this day in history great Alliance captures Bridge  

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Famous Birthdays In 1708

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 25   In the year 1708 birth of pompeo Girolamo Batoni, Italian painter  

Jan 26   William Hayes, composer was born in the year 1708.  

Jan 30   On this day in history birth of georg D Ehret, German/English cartoonist  

Feb 08   In the year 1708 birth of vaclav Jan Kopriva, composer  

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   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   In the year 1708 simon de Vries, book seller/writer (Unequal), dies  

May 06   On this day in history death of françois de Laval, first bishop of New France (b. 1623)  

May 11   Jules Hardouin Mansart, French architect (b. 1646) died on this day in history.  

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

May 27   Jacques Danican Philidor, composer, dies at 51 in the year 1708.  

Jun 15   Romeyn de Hooghe, painter/goldsmith, buried at 62 died on this day in history.  

Jul 01   Emperor Tekle Haymanot I of Ethiopia (b. 1706) died on this day in history.