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Historical Events Happened In 1708

Monday, 20 October 2014

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

Oct 18   Henry Van Nassau, stable master/fieldmarshal, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Oct 21   Dutch & English troops occupy Lille (Rijsel) in the year 1708.  

Oct 22   Great Alliance occupies Rijsel in the year 1708.  

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

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

Nov 04   In the year 1708 robert Praelisauer, composer  

Nov 07   On this day in history ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist, dies at 76  

Nov 15   On this day in history william Pitt the Elder, (Whig) UK PM (1756-61, 66-68) `Great Commoner'  

Dec 01   Great Alliance occupies Brussels in the year 1708.  

Dec 04   On this day in history marianus Konigsperger, composer  

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

Dec 14   Prosper Jolyot's "Electre," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

Dec 29   On this day in history great Alliance occupies Gent  

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

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

Feb 08   On this day in history birth of vaclav Jan Kopriva, composer  

Mar 21   On this day in history birth of caspar Ruetz, composer  

Apr 06   George Reuter, composer was born on this day in history.  

Apr 08   On this day in history 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   In the year 1708 death of françois de Laval, first bishop of New France (b. 1623)  

May 11   On this day in history death of jules Hardouin Mansart, French architect (b. 1646)  

May 12   Adolf Friedrich II of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (b. 1658) died on this day in history.  

May 27   On this day in history jacques Danican Philidor, composer, dies at 51  

Jun 15   Romeyn de Hooghe, painter/goldsmith, buried at 62 died in the year 1708.  

Jul 01   Emperor Tekle Haymanot I of Ethiopia (b. 1706) died in the year 1708.