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Historical Events In 1708

Friday, 20 September 2019

Jan 23   In the year 1708 thomas Bullis, composer, dies at 80  

Jan 25   Pompeo Girolamo Batoni, Italian painter in the year 1708.  

Jan 26   In the year 1708 william Hayes, composer  

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 in the year 1708.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1708 george Reuter, composer  

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

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

Apr 30   On this day in history 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   Romeyn de Hooghe, painter/goldsmith, buried at 62 in the year 1708.  

Jun 19   Johann Gottlieb Janitsch, composer on this day in history.  

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

Jul 04   On this day in history swedish King Karel XII beats Russians  

Jul 11   Battle at Oudenaarde: Great Alliance beats France on this day in history.  

Jul 28   On this day in history 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   On this day in history john Stinstra, baptist vicar  

Aug 23   Meidingnu Pamheiba is crowned King of Manipur in the year 1708.  

Aug 29   English troops occupy Menorca & Sardinia in the year 1708.  

Aug 29   Haverhill, Mass destroyed by French & Indians on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1708 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   William Hayes, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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   On this day in history birth of georg Zarth, composer  

Apr 23   On this day in history 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   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 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 in the year 1708.  

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

Jul 01   Emperor Tekle Haymanot I of Ethiopia (b. 1706) died in the year 1708.  

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