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Historical Events In 1708

Sunday, 21 July 2019

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

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 08   In the year 1708 vaclav Jan Kopriva, composer  

Feb 24   Prince Johan Willem Friso sworn in as viceroy of Groningen on this day in history.  

Feb 28   On this day in history slave revolt, Newton, Long Island NY, 11 die  

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

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

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

Apr 08   Georg Zarth, composer in the year 1708.  

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

Apr 30   In the year 1708 simon de Vries, book seller/writer (Unequal), dies  

May 03   On this day in history johann Adolph Scheibe, German music theroist/composer  

May 27   On this day in history 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   Willem of Nassau, mister of Zuylenstein/lt-gen/baron Enfield, dies on this day in history.  

Jul 04   Swedish King Karel XII beats Russians in the year 1708.  

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 in the year 1708.  

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

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

Aug 10   On this day in history john Stinstra, baptist vicar  

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

Aug 29   On this day in history english troops occupy Menorca & Sardinia  

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

Sep 03   Christian Liebe, composer, dies at 53 in the year 1708.  

Sep 07   In the year 1708 tekle Haymanot I of Ethiopia  

Sep 11   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 on this day in history.  

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   Pompeo Girolamo Batoni, Italian painter was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1708 birth of vaclav Jan Kopriva, composer  

Mar 21   Caspar Ruetz, composer was born in the year 1708.  

Apr 06   George Reuter, composer was born in the year 1708.  

Apr 08   Georg Zarth, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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