Historical Events For 1708
Saturday, 29 April 2017
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 On this day in history henry van Nassau, mister of Ouwerkerk/fieldmarshal, dies at 67
Oct 16 On this day in history albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science)
Oct 18 In the year 1708 henry Van Nassau, stable master/fieldmarshal, dies at 67
Oct 21 In the year 1708 dutch & English troops occupy Lille (Rijsel)
Oct 22 Great Alliance occupies Rijsel on this day in history.
Oct 22 In the year 1708 herman Witsius, [Wits], reformed theologist, dies at 72
Oct 24 Kowa Seki, Japanese mathematician in the year 1708.
Nov 03 On this day in history henriette Catharina van Nassau, daughter of Frederik Henry, dies at 71
Nov 04 In the year 1708 henriette Catharina van Nassau, daughter of F Henry, dies at 71
Nov 04 In the year 1708 robert Praelisauer, composer
Nov 07 In the year 1708 ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist, dies at 76
Nov 15 William Pitt the Elder, (Whig) UK PM (1756-61, 66-68) `Great Commoner' on this day in history.
Dec 01 Great Alliance occupies Brussels in the year 1708.
Dec 04 On this day in history marianus Konigsperger, composer
Dec 08 In the year 1708 francis I, Holy Roman emperor (1745-1765)
Dec 14 In the year 1708 prosper Jolyot's "Electre," premieres in Paris
Dec 29 On this day in history great Alliance occupies Gent
Dec 31 On this day in history great Alliance captures Bridge