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Historical Events In 1708

Tuesday, 09 August 2022

Jan 23   Thomas Bullis, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 26   On this day in history william Hayes, composer  

Jan 30   On this day in history georg D Ehret, German/English cartoonist  

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

Feb 24   Prince Johan Willem Friso sworn in as viceroy of Groningen in the year 1708.  

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

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   In the year 1708 english pretender to the throne James III lands at Firth of Forth  

Mar 27   English pretender to the throne James III flees on this day in history.  

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

Apr 06   George Reuter, composer in the year 1708.  

Apr 08   Georg Zarth, composer in the year 1708.  

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

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

May 03   In the year 1708 johann Adolph Scheibe, German music theroist/composer  

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   In the year 1708 johann Gottlieb Janitsch, composer  

Jul 02   On this day in history willem of Nassau, mister of Zuylenstein/lt-gen/baron Enfield, dies  

Jul 04   In the year 1708 swedish King Karel XII beats Russians  

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 in the year 1708.  

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

Aug 04   In the year 1708 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   English troops occupy Menorca & Sardinia on this day in history.  

Aug 29   In the year 1708 haverhill, Mass destroyed by French & Indians  

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

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

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 in the year 1708.  

Sep 28   Battle at Lesnaya: Russian army captures Swedish convoy in the year 1708.  

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

Mar 21   In the year 1708 birth of caspar Ruetz, composer  

Apr 06   On this day in history birth of george Reuter, composer  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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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