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Historical Events In 1708

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

Oct 01   John Blow, composer (Venus & Adonis), dies at 59 on this day in history.  

Oct 09   On this day in history battle at Lesnaya: Russian army captures Swedish convoy  

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

Oct 21   In the year 1708 dutch & English troops occupy Lille (Rijsel)  

Oct 22   Great Alliance occupies Rijsel on this day in history.  

Oct 22   In the year 1708 herman Witsius, [Wits], reformed theologist, dies at 72  

Oct 24   On this day in history kowa Seki, Japanese mathematician  

Nov 03   Henriette Catharina van Nassau, daughter of Frederik Henry, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 15   William Pitt the Elder, (Whig) UK PM (1756-61, 66-68) `Great Commoner' on this day in history.  

Dec 01   Great Alliance occupies Brussels in the year 1708.  

Dec 04   Marianus Konigsperger, composer in the year 1708.  

Dec 08   Francis I, Holy Roman emperor (1745-1765) on this day in history.  

Dec 14   On this day in history prosper Jolyot's "Electre," premieres in Paris  

Dec 29   On this day in history great Alliance occupies Gent  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 26   On this day in history birth of william Hayes, composer  

Jan 30   In the year 1708 birth of georg D Ehret, German/English cartoonist  

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

Mar 21   On this day in history birth of caspar Ruetz, composer  

Apr 06   On this day in history birth of george Reuter, composer  

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

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   In the year 1708 thomas Bullis, composer, dies at 80  

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   Jules Hardouin Mansart, French architect (b. 1646) died in the year 1708.  

May 12   On this day in history death of adolf Friedrich II of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (b. 1658)  

May 27   Jacques Danican Philidor, composer, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

Jun 15   Romeyn de Hooghe, painter/goldsmith, buried at 62 died in the year 1708.  

Jul 01   In the year 1708 death of emperor Tekle Haymanot I of Ethiopia (b. 1706)  

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