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Historical Events In 1708

Wednesday, 20 October 2021

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

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

Jan 26   William Hayes, composer in the year 1708.  

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

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 in the year 1708.  

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 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   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   In the year 1708 georg Zarth, composer  

Apr 23   Friedrich von Hagedorn, German poet (Versuch einiger Poem) in the year 1708.  

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

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

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

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

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

Jul 02   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1708.  

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

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

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   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   In the year 1708 birth of pompeo Girolamo Batoni, Italian painter  

Jan 26   In the year 1708 birth of william Hayes, composer  

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

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

Mar 21   On this day in history birth of caspar Ruetz, composer  

Apr 06   In the year 1708 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   Simon de Vries, book seller/writer (Unequal), dies in the year 1708.  

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   Adolf Friedrich II of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (b. 1658) died in the year 1708.  

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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