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Historical Events In 1708

Wednesday, 20 November 2019

Oct 01   On this day in history john Blow, composer (Venus & Adonis), dies at 59  

Oct 09   In the year 1708 battle at Lesnaya: Russian army captures Swedish convoy  

Oct 13   Henry van Nassau, mister of Ouwerkerk/fieldmarshal, dies at 67 in the year 1708.  

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   In the year 1708 great Alliance occupies Rijsel  

Oct 22   Herman Witsius, [Wits], reformed theologist, dies at 72 in the year 1708.  

Oct 24   Kowa Seki, Japanese mathematician in the year 1708.  

Nov 03   In the year 1708 henriette Catharina van Nassau, daughter of Frederik Henry, dies at 71  

Nov 04   Henriette Catharina van Nassau, daughter of F Henry, dies at 71 in the year 1708.  

Nov 04   Robert Praelisauer, composer in the year 1708.  

Nov 07   In the year 1708 ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist, dies at 76  

Nov 15   In the year 1708 william Pitt the Elder, (Whig) UK PM (1756-61, 66-68) `Great Commoner'  

Dec 01   On this day in history great Alliance occupies Brussels  

Dec 04   In the year 1708 marianus Konigsperger, composer  

Dec 08   Francis I, Holy Roman emperor (1745-1765) in the year 1708.  

Dec 14   Prosper Jolyot's "Electre," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

Dec 29   On this day in history great Alliance occupies Gent  

Dec 31   On this day in history great Alliance captures Bridge  

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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   In the year 1708 birth of william Hayes, composer  

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

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

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   Friedrich von Hagedorn, German poet (Versuch einiger Poem) was born in the year 1708.  

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 in the year 1708.  

May 06   On this day in history death of fran├žois de Laval, first bishop of New France (b. 1623)  

May 11   On this day in history death of jules Hardouin Mansart, French architect (b. 1646)  

May 12   Adolf Friedrich II of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (b. 1658) died on this day in history.  

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

Jun 15   In the year 1708 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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