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Historical Events In 1708

Thursday, 18 July 2019

Oct 01   On this day in history john Blow, composer (Venus & Adonis), dies at 59  

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

Oct 13   On this day in history henry van Nassau, mister of Ouwerkerk/fieldmarshal, dies at 67  

Oct 16   Albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science) in the year 1708.  

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

Oct 21   Dutch & English troops occupy Lille (Rijsel) on this day in history.  

Oct 22   On this day in history great Alliance occupies Rijsel  

Oct 22   On this day in history herman Witsius, [Wits], reformed theologist, dies at 72  

Oct 24   Kowa Seki, Japanese mathematician in the year 1708.  

Nov 03   Henriette Catharina van Nassau, daughter of Frederik Henry, dies at 71 in the year 1708.  

Nov 04   Henriette Catharina van Nassau, daughter of F Henry, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Nov 04   Robert Praelisauer, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

Dec 01   On this day in history great Alliance occupies Brussels  

Dec 04   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1708 birth of pompeo Girolamo Batoni, Italian painter  

Jan 26   In the year 1708 birth of william Hayes, composer  

Jan 30   On this day in history birth of georg D Ehret, German/English cartoonist  

Feb 08   Vaclav Jan Kopriva, composer was born in the year 1708.  

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

Apr 06   In the year 1708 birth of george Reuter, composer  

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 in the year 1708.  

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 in the year 1708.  

May 11   On this day in history 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   Jacques Danican Philidor, composer, dies at 51 in the year 1708.  

Jun 15   In the year 1708 death of romeyn de Hooghe, painter/goldsmith, buried at 62  

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

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