Historical Events In 1708
Monday, 03 August 2020
Oct 01 John Blow, composer (Venus & Adonis), dies at 59 in the year 1708.
Oct 09 In the year 1708 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 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) in the year 1708.
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 In the year 1708 kowa Seki, Japanese mathematician
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 In the year 1708 robert Praelisauer, composer
Nov 07 Ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist, dies at 76 in the year 1708.
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 Marianus Konigsperger, composer on this day in history.
Dec 08 On this day in history 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 Great Alliance captures Bridge in the year 1708.