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Historical Events Happened In 1708

Tuesday, 03 May 2016

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 on this day in history.  

Oct 16   In the year 1708 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   Dutch & English troops occupy Lille (Rijsel) in the year 1708.  

Oct 22   Great Alliance occupies Rijsel in the year 1708.  

Oct 22   Herman Witsius, [Wits], reformed theologist, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 03   Henriette Catharina van Nassau, daughter of Frederik Henry, dies at 71 in the year 1708.  

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

Nov 04   Robert Praelisauer, composer in the year 1708.  

Nov 07   Ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Nov 15   William Pitt the Elder, (Whig) UK PM (1756-61, 66-68) `Great Commoner' in the year 1708.  

Dec 01   On this day in history great Alliance occupies Brussels  

Dec 04   On this day in history marianus Konigsperger, composer  

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   Great Alliance occupies Gent on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   George Reuter, composer was born in the year 1708.  

Apr 08   Georg Zarth, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1708 death of romeyn de Hooghe, painter/goldsmith, buried at 62  

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

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