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Historical Events In 1708

Monday, 25 March 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 on this day in history.  

Oct 16   On this day in history albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science)  

Oct 18   Henry Van Nassau, stable master/fieldmarshal, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Oct 24   Kowa Seki, Japanese mathematician on this day in history.  

Nov 03   On this day in history henriette Catharina van Nassau, daughter of Frederik Henry, dies at 71  

Nov 04   On this day in history henriette Catharina van Nassau, daughter of F Henry, dies at 71  

Nov 04   On this day in history robert Praelisauer, composer  

Nov 07   Ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Nov 15   In the year 1708 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 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 14   In the year 1708 prosper Jolyot's "Electre," premieres in Paris  

Dec 29   Great Alliance occupies Gent on this day in history.  

Dec 31   Great Alliance captures Bridge in the year 1708.  

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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 in the year 1708.  

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   In the year 1708 birth of vaclav Jan Kopriva, composer  

Mar 21   In the year 1708 birth of caspar Ruetz, composer  

Apr 06   George Reuter, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history simon de Vries, book seller/writer (Unequal), dies  

May 06   Fran├žois de Laval, first bishop of New France (b. 1623) died on this day in history.  

May 11   In the year 1708 death of jules Hardouin Mansart, French architect (b. 1646)  

May 12   Adolf Friedrich II of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (b. 1658) died in the year 1708.  

May 27   On this day in history 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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