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Historical Events In 1708

Friday, 03 April 2020

Oct 01   In the year 1708 john Blow, composer (Venus & Adonis), dies at 59  

Oct 09   Battle at Lesnaya: Russian army captures Swedish convoy on this day in history.  

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

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

Oct 18   In the year 1708 henry Van Nassau, stable master/fieldmarshal, dies at 67  

Oct 21   On this day in history dutch & English troops occupy Lille (Rijsel)  

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   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 in the year 1708.  

Nov 04   In the year 1708 robert Praelisauer, composer  

Nov 07   On this day in history ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist, dies at 76  

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

Dec 01   Great Alliance occupies Brussels in the year 1708.  

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   Prosper Jolyot's "Electre," premieres in Paris in the year 1708.  

Dec 29   In the year 1708 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   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   Caspar Ruetz, composer was born in the year 1708.  

Apr 06   George Reuter, composer was born in the year 1708.  

Apr 08   Georg Zarth, composer was born in the year 1708.  

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 in the year 1708.  

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

May 06   In the year 1708 death of fran├žois de Laval, first bishop of New France (b. 1623)  

May 11   Jules Hardouin Mansart, French architect (b. 1646) died on this day in history.  

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

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   Emperor Tekle Haymanot I of Ethiopia (b. 1706) died in the year 1708.  

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