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Historical Events In 1708

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

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

Oct 09   Battle at Lesnaya: Russian army captures Swedish convoy in the year 1708.  

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   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   Great Alliance occupies Rijsel on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 04   On this day in history robert Praelisauer, composer  

Nov 07   Ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist, dies at 76 in the year 1708.  

Nov 15   On this day in history 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 in the year 1708.  

Dec 08   In the year 1708 francis I, Holy Roman emperor (1745-1765)  

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

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   On this day in history birth of william Hayes, composer  

Jan 30   Georg D Ehret, German/English cartoonist was born in the year 1708.  

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

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

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

Apr 08   On this day in history 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 in the year 1708.  

Apr 30   In the year 1708 simon de Vries, book seller/writer (Unequal), dies  

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

May 11   Jules Hardouin Mansart, French architect (b. 1646) died in the year 1708.  

May 12   In the year 1708 death of adolf Friedrich II of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (b. 1658)  

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

Jun 15   On this day in history death of romeyn de Hooghe, painter/goldsmith, buried at 62  

Jul 01   Emperor Tekle Haymanot I of Ethiopia (b. 1706) died on this day in history.  

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