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Historical Events In 1708

Friday, 24 May 2019

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 on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1708.  

Mar 21   On this day in history caspar Ruetz, composer  

Mar 23   English pretender to the throne James III lands at Firth of Forth on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 06   On this day in history george Reuter, composer  

Apr 08   On this day in history georg Zarth, composer  

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

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

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

May 27   Jacques Danican Philidor, composer, dies at 51 in the year 1708.  

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

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   In the year 1708 swedish King Karel XII beats Russians  

Jul 11   In the year 1708 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   Battle at Trencsén: Austria beats Hungarian rebellion army on this day in history.  

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

Aug 10   In the year 1708 john Stinstra, baptist vicar  

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   On this day in history christian Liebe, composer, dies at 53  

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

Sep 11   On this day in history 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 in the year 1708.  

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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   On this day in history birth of william Hayes, composer  

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

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

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

Apr 06   In the year 1708 birth of george Reuter, composer  

Apr 08   In the year 1708 birth of georg Zarth, composer  

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

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 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 in the year 1708.  

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