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