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Historical Events In 1708

Saturday, 16 November 2019

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

Jan 25   Pompeo Girolamo Batoni, Italian painter on this day in history.  

Jan 26   On this day in history william Hayes, composer  

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

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

Feb 24   On this day in history prince Johan Willem Friso sworn in as viceroy of Groningen  

Feb 28   In the year 1708 slave revolt, Newton, Long Island NY, 11 die  

Mar 11   In the year 1708 queen Anne withholds Royal Assent from the Scottish Militia Bill, the last time a British monarch vetoes legislation.  

Mar 21   Caspar Ruetz, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 23   In the year 1708 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   English pretender to the throne James III flees to Dunkerk in the year 1708.  

Apr 06   In the year 1708 george Reuter, composer  

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

Apr 23   On this day in history friedrich von Hagedorn, German poet (Versuch einiger Poem)  

Apr 30   Simon de Vries, book seller/writer (Unequal), dies on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1708 romeyn de Hooghe, painter/goldsmith, buried at 62  

Jun 19   Johann Gottlieb Janitsch, composer in the year 1708.  

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   Battle at Oudenaarde: Great Alliance beats France in the year 1708.  

Jul 28   In the year 1708 monarch Amengkurat II [Sunan Mas] of Mataram gives himself up to VOC  

Aug 03   Battle at Trencsén: Austria beats Hungarian rebellion army in the year 1708.  

Aug 04   Vincenzo De Grandis, composer, dies at 77 in the year 1708.  

Aug 10   John Stinstra, baptist vicar in the year 1708.  

Aug 23   On this day in history 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   Christian Liebe, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Sep 07   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of pompeo Girolamo Batoni, Italian painter  

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

Jan 30   Georg D Ehret, German/English cartoonist was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

May 06   In the year 1708 death of françois de Laval, first bishop of New France (b. 1623)  

May 11   Jules Hardouin Mansart, French architect (b. 1646) died in the year 1708.  

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

May 27   Jacques Danican Philidor, composer, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

Jun 15   On this day in history 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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