Historical Events For 1687
Friday, 21 July 2017
Jan 28 Johannes Hevelius, astronomer (star cataloger), dies on 76th birthday on this day in history.
Jan 30 [Johann] Balthasar Neumann, German architect, baptized in the year 1687.
Feb 19 Johann Adam Birkenstock, composer on this day in history.
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 Ambrose Dixon, Virginia Colony pioneer on this day in history.
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 King James II disbands English parliament in the year 1687.
Jul 03 Arnold Hoogvliet, Dutch poet (Abraham the Patriarch) in the year 1687.
Jul 05 In the year 1687 isaac Newton's PRINCIPIA published by Royal Society in England
Jul 06 In the year 1687 newton publishes "Principia"
Aug 04 Johan Willem Friso, prince of Orange/monarch of Nassau-Dietz [OS] on this day in history.
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 Willem the Fesch, Dutch violinist/composer (Joseph) in the year 1687.
Aug 30 In the year 1687 francesco Maria Vallara, composer
Sep 09 In the year 1687 jean-Baptiste Maurice Quinault, composer
Sep 26 Acropolis in Athens attacked by Venetian army trying to eject Turks Parthenon destroyed in war between Turks & Venetians on this day in history.
Sep 26 Parthenon destroyed in war between Turks & Venetians in the year 1687.
Sep 28 In the year 1687 venetians take Athens from the Turks
Oct 11 In the year 1687 hungary accepts Habsburgse sovereignty
Oct 14 Robert Simson, Scotland, mathematician on this day in history.
Oct 21 Edmund Waller, English poet/plotter (Waller's plot), dies in the year 1687.
Nov 10 In the year 1687 pope Innocent XI publishes decree Coelestis pastor
Nov 13 On this day in history nell [Eleanor] Gwyn, mistress of Charles II of England, dies at 37
Nov 14 Eleanor "Nell" Gwyn, English mistress of King Charles II, dies at 37 on this day in history.
Dec 05 Francesco Xaverio Geminiani, composer in the year 1687.
Dec 26 Johann Georg Pisendel, German violinist/composer in the year 1687.