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Historical Events In 1708

Wednesday, 01 April 2020

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   Slave revolt, Newton, Long Island NY, 11 die on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 06   George Reuter, composer in the year 1708.  

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

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1708 meidingnu Pamheiba is crowned King of Manipur.  

Aug 29   In the year 1708 english troops occupy Menorca & Sardinia  

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   In the year 1708 tekle Haymanot I of Ethiopia  

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

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   In the year 1708 birth of georg Zarth, composer  

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

May 06   François de Laval, first bishop of New France (b. 1623) died in the year 1708.  

May 11   Jules Hardouin Mansart, French architect (b. 1646) died on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1708.  

Jun 15   In the year 1708 death of romeyn de Hooghe, painter/goldsmith, buried at 62  

Jul 01   In the year 1708 death of emperor Tekle Haymanot I of Ethiopia (b. 1706)  

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