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Historical Events In 1708

Sunday, 07 March 2021

Jan 23   On this day in history thomas Bullis, composer, dies at 80  

Jan 25   In the year 1708 pompeo Girolamo Batoni, Italian painter  

Jan 26   William Hayes, composer in the year 1708.  

Jan 30   Georg D Ehret, German/English cartoonist in the year 1708.  

Feb 08   Vaclav Jan Kopriva, composer in the year 1708.  

Feb 24   In the year 1708 prince Johan Willem Friso sworn in as viceroy of Groningen  

Feb 28   Slave revolt, Newton, Long Island NY, 11 die in the year 1708.  

Mar 11   Queen Anne withholds Royal Assent from the Scottish Militia Bill, the last time a British monarch vetoes legislation on this day in history.  

Mar 21   Caspar Ruetz, composer in the year 1708.  

Mar 23   On this day in history english pretender to the throne James III lands at Firth of Forth  

Mar 27   In the year 1708 english pretender to the throne James III flees  

Mar 27   On this day in history english pretender to the throne James III flees to Dunkerk  

Apr 06   In the year 1708 george Reuter, composer  

Apr 08   On this day in history georg Zarth, composer  

Apr 23   Friedrich von Hagedorn, German poet (Versuch einiger Poem) on this day in history.  

Apr 30   Simon de Vries, book seller/writer (Unequal), dies in the year 1708.  

May 03   Johann Adolph Scheibe, German music theroist/composer on this day in history.  

May 27   In the year 1708 jacques Danican Philidor, composer, dies at 51  

Jun 15   Romeyn de Hooghe, painter/goldsmith, buried at 62 on this day in history.  

Jun 19   On this day in history johann Gottlieb Janitsch, composer  

Jul 02   In the year 1708 willem of Nassau, mister of Zuylenstein/lt-gen/baron Enfield, dies  

Jul 04   Swedish King Karel XII beats Russians on this day in history.  

Jul 11   Battle at Oudenaarde: Great Alliance beats France on this day in history.  

Jul 28   Monarch Amengkurat II [Sunan Mas] of Mataram gives himself up to VOC on this day in history.  

Aug 03   Battle at Trencsén: Austria beats Hungarian rebellion army on this day in history.  

Aug 04   On this day in history vincenzo De Grandis, composer, dies at 77  

Aug 10   John Stinstra, baptist vicar on this day in history.  

Aug 23   Meidingnu Pamheiba is crowned King of Manipur on this day in history.  

Aug 29   English troops occupy Menorca & Sardinia in the year 1708.  

Aug 29   On this day in history haverhill, Mass destroyed by French & Indians  

Sep 03   Christian Liebe, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Sep 07   Tekle Haymanot I of Ethiopia in the year 1708.  

Sep 11   On this day in history charles XII of Sweden stops his march to conquer Moscow outside Smolensk, marking the turning point in the Great Northern War. The army is defeated nine months later in the Battle of Poltava, and the Swedish empire is no longer a major power.  

Sep 28   In the year 1708 battle at Lesnaya: Russian army captures Swedish convoy  

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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   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   In the year 1708 birth of caspar Ruetz, composer  

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

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   Thomas Bullis, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Apr 30   In the year 1708 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   In the year 1708 death of jules Hardouin Mansart, French architect (b. 1646)  

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

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   Emperor Tekle Haymanot I of Ethiopia (b. 1706) died on this day in history.  

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