Historical Events For 1687
Saturday, 27 May 2017
Jan 28 Johannes Hevelius, astronomer (star cataloger), dies on 76th birthday in the year 1687.
Jan 30 On this day in history [Johann] Balthasar Neumann, German architect, baptized
Feb 19 In the year 1687 johann Adam Birkenstock, composer
Feb 22 Jean-Baptiste Lully, Paris, composer on this day in history.
Mar 19 Explorer Robert Cavelier de La Salle, searching for the mouth of the Mississippi River, is murdered by his own men on this day in history.
Mar 19 Rene-Robert Cavelier La Salle, Fren explorer (Louisiana), killed at 43 in the year 1687.
Mar 28 Constantine Huygens, diplomat/poet/composer (Bluebottles), dies at 90 on this day in history.
Mar 30 On this day in history johann Balthasar Freisslich, composer
Apr 04 English King James II orders his Declaration of Indulgence read in church in the year 1687.
Apr 04 In the year 1687 king James II orders his declaration of indulgence read in church
Apr 12 On this day in history ambrose Dixon, Virginia Colony pioneer
Apr 16 In the year 1687 george Villiers 2nd duke of Buckingham, dies at 59
Jun 12 In the year 1687 jurriaen van Streeck, Dutch still life painter, buried
Jul 02 In the year 1687 king James II disbands English parliament
Jul 03 On this day in history arnold Hoogvliet, Dutch poet (Abraham the Patriarch)
Jul 05 In the year 1687 isaac Newton's PRINCIPIA published by Royal Society in England
Jul 06 Newton publishes "Principia" on this day in history.
Aug 04 On this day in history johan Willem Friso, prince of Orange/monarch of Nassau-Dietz [OS]
Aug 12 In the year 1687 charles of Lotharingen defeats Turkish leaders
Aug 14 Johan Willem Friso, prince of Orange/ruler (Nassau-Dietz) [NS] in the year 1687.
Aug 26 On this day in history willem the Fesch, Dutch violinist/composer (Joseph)
Aug 30 Francesco Maria Vallara, composer in the year 1687.
Sep 09 Jean-Baptiste Maurice Quinault, composer on this day in history.
Sep 26 Acropolis in Athens attacked by Venetian army trying to eject Turks Parthenon destroyed in war between Turks & Venetians in the year 1687.
Sep 26 Parthenon destroyed in war between Turks & Venetians on this day in history.
Sep 28 In the year 1687 venetians take Athens from the Turks
Oct 11 Hungary accepts Habsburgse sovereignty on this day in history.
Oct 14 In the year 1687 robert Simson, Scotland, mathematician
Oct 21 In the year 1687 edmund Waller, English poet/plotter (Waller's plot), dies
Nov 10 Pope Innocent XI publishes decree Coelestis pastor on this day in history.
Nov 13 In the year 1687 nell [Eleanor] Gwyn, mistress of Charles II of England, dies at 37
Nov 14 On this day in history eleanor "Nell" Gwyn, English mistress of King Charles II, dies at 37
Dec 05 Francesco Xaverio Geminiani, composer on this day in history.
Dec 26 Johann Georg Pisendel, German violinist/composer on this day in history.