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Historical Events Happened In 1708

Sunday, 24 July 2016

Oct 01   In the year 1708 john Blow, composer (Venus & Adonis), dies at 59  

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 in the year 1708.  

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

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   In the year 1708 great Alliance occupies Rijsel  

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.  

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Nov 04   Henriette Catharina van Nassau, daughter of F Henry, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Nov 04   Robert Praelisauer, composer on this day in history.  

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   Great Alliance occupies Brussels in the year 1708.  

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

Dec 08   In the year 1708 francis I, Holy Roman emperor (1745-1765)  

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 in the year 1708.  

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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   William Hayes, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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   Friedrich von Hagedorn, German poet (Versuch einiger Poem) was born in the year 1708.  

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   Simon de Vries, book seller/writer (Unequal), dies on this day in history.  

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

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