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Historical Events In 1708

Monday, 10 August 2020

Jan 23   Thomas Bullis, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1708.  

Jan 25   On this day in history pompeo Girolamo Batoni, Italian painter  

Jan 26   William Hayes, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 24   In the year 1708 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   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   English pretender to the throne James III lands at Firth of Forth on this day in history.  

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

Mar 27   On this day in history english pretender to the throne James III flees to Dunkerk  

Apr 06   George Reuter, composer in the year 1708.  

Apr 08   In the year 1708 georg Zarth, composer  

Apr 23   On this day in history friedrich von Hagedorn, German poet (Versuch einiger Poem)  

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

May 03   Johann Adolph Scheibe, German music theroist/composer on this day in history.  

May 27   In the year 1708 jacques Danican Philidor, composer, dies at 51  

Jun 15   Romeyn de Hooghe, painter/goldsmith, buried at 62 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 02   Willem of Nassau, mister of Zuylenstein/lt-gen/baron Enfield, dies in the year 1708.  

Jul 04   Swedish King Karel XII beats Russians on this day in history.  

Jul 11   In the year 1708 battle at Oudenaarde: Great Alliance beats France  

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

Aug 10   John Stinstra, baptist vicar on this day in history.  

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

Aug 29   English troops occupy Menorca & Sardinia on this day in history.  

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

Sep 03   Christian Liebe, composer, dies at 53 in the year 1708.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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   George Reuter, composer was born in the year 1708.  

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

Apr 30   Simon de Vries, book seller/writer (Unequal), dies on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1708 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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