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Historical Events In 1708

Thursday, 17 June 2021

Jan 23   Thomas Bullis, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1708.  

Jan 25   Pompeo Girolamo Batoni, Italian painter in the year 1708.  

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   Prince Johan Willem Friso sworn in as viceroy of Groningen on this day in history.  

Feb 28   Slave revolt, Newton, Long Island NY, 11 die on this day in history.  

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

Mar 21   In the year 1708 caspar Ruetz, composer  

Mar 23   English pretender to the throne James III lands at Firth of Forth in the year 1708.  

Mar 27   English pretender to the throne James III flees in the year 1708.  

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

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

Apr 08   On this day in history georg Zarth, composer  

Apr 23   In the year 1708 friedrich von Hagedorn, German poet (Versuch einiger Poem)  

Apr 30   On this day in history simon de Vries, book seller/writer (Unequal), dies  

May 03   Johann Adolph Scheibe, German music theroist/composer in the year 1708.  

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

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

Jun 19   Johann Gottlieb Janitsch, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 02   Willem of Nassau, mister of Zuylenstein/lt-gen/baron Enfield, dies on this day in history.  

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

Jul 11   On this day in history battle at Oudenaarde: Great Alliance beats France  

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

Aug 03   In the year 1708 battle at Trencsén: Austria beats Hungarian rebellion army  

Aug 04   Vincenzo De Grandis, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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

Aug 23   In the year 1708 meidingnu Pamheiba is crowned King of Manipur.  

Aug 29   English troops occupy Menorca & Sardinia on this day in history.  

Aug 29   Haverhill, Mass destroyed by French & Indians in the year 1708.  

Sep 03   In the year 1708 christian Liebe, composer, dies at 53  

Sep 07   In the year 1708 tekle Haymanot I of Ethiopia  

Sep 11   In the year 1708 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   Battle at Lesnaya: Russian army captures Swedish convoy on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1708

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 25   Pompeo Girolamo Batoni, Italian painter was born in the year 1708.  

Jan 26   William Hayes, composer was born in the year 1708.  

Jan 30   In the year 1708 birth of georg D Ehret, German/English cartoonist  

Feb 08   Vaclav Jan Kopriva, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   Georg Zarth, composer was born in the year 1708.  

Apr 23   In the year 1708 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 in the year 1708.  

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 in the year 1708.  

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   Jacques Danican Philidor, composer, dies at 51 in the year 1708.  

Jun 15   On this day in history death of romeyn de Hooghe, painter/goldsmith, buried at 62  

Jul 01   On this day in history death of emperor Tekle Haymanot I of Ethiopia (b. 1706)  

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