Historical Events In 1708
Wednesday, 14 November 2018
Oct 01 In the year 1708 john Blow, composer (Venus & Adonis), dies at 59
Oct 09 Battle at Lesnaya: Russian army captures Swedish convoy in the year 1708.
Oct 13 In the year 1708 henry van Nassau, mister of Ouwerkerk/fieldmarshal, dies at 67
Oct 16 In the year 1708 albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science)
Oct 18 On this day in history henry Van Nassau, stable master/fieldmarshal, dies at 67
Oct 21 Dutch & English troops occupy Lille (Rijsel) in the year 1708.
Oct 22 Great Alliance occupies Rijsel on this day in history.
Oct 22 Herman Witsius, [Wits], reformed theologist, dies at 72 in the year 1708.
Oct 24 In the year 1708 kowa Seki, Japanese mathematician
Nov 03 On this day in history henriette Catharina van Nassau, daughter of Frederik Henry, dies at 71
Nov 04 Henriette Catharina van Nassau, daughter of F Henry, dies at 71 on this day in history.
Nov 04 On this day in history robert Praelisauer, composer
Nov 07 Ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist, dies at 76 in the year 1708.
Nov 15 On this day in history william Pitt the Elder, (Whig) UK PM (1756-61, 66-68) `Great Commoner'
Dec 01 In the year 1708 great Alliance occupies Brussels
Dec 04 Marianus Konigsperger, composer in the year 1708.
Dec 08 In the year 1708 francis I, Holy Roman emperor (1745-1765)
Dec 14 Prosper Jolyot's "Electre," premieres in Paris on this day in history.
Dec 29 In the year 1708 great Alliance occupies Gent
Dec 31 On this day in history great Alliance captures Bridge