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Historical Events Happened In 1708

Wednesday, 31 August 2016

Oct 01   John Blow, composer (Venus & Adonis), dies at 59 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Oct 16   Albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science) on this day in history.  

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

Oct 21   Dutch & English troops occupy Lille (Rijsel) on this day in history.  

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   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  

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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   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' on this day in history.  

Dec 01   In the year 1708 great Alliance occupies Brussels  

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

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   In the year 1708 great Alliance occupies Gent  

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

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Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 25   Pompeo Girolamo Batoni, Italian painter was born in the year 1708.  

Jan 26   In the year 1708 birth of william Hayes, composer  

Jan 30   Georg D Ehret, German/English cartoonist was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of george Reuter, composer  

Apr 08   In the year 1708 birth of georg Zarth, composer  

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   In the year 1708 thomas Bullis, composer, dies at 80  

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 on this day in history.  

May 12   In the year 1708 death of adolf Friedrich II of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (b. 1658)  

May 27   On this day in history 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.  

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