Historical Events For 1687
Friday, 20 January 2017
Jan 28 Johannes Hevelius, astronomer (star cataloger), dies on 76th birthday in the year 1687.
Jan 30 [Johann] Balthasar Neumann, German architect, baptized on this day in history.
Feb 19 In the year 1687 johann Adam Birkenstock, composer
Feb 22 Jean-Baptiste Lully, Paris, composer in the year 1687.
Mar 19 In the year 1687 explorer Robert Cavelier de La Salle, searching for the mouth of the Mississippi River, is murdered by his own men.
Mar 19 Rene-Robert Cavelier La Salle, Fren explorer (Louisiana), killed at 43 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history english King James II orders his Declaration of Indulgence read in church
Apr 04 In the year 1687 king James II orders his declaration of indulgence read in church
Apr 12 In the year 1687 ambrose Dixon, Virginia Colony pioneer
Apr 16 In the year 1687 george Villiers 2nd duke of Buckingham, dies at 59
Jun 12 Jurriaen van Streeck, Dutch still life painter, buried in the year 1687.
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" in the year 1687.
Aug 04 In the year 1687 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 On this day in history johan Willem Friso, prince of Orange/ruler (Nassau-Dietz) [NS]
Aug 26 On this day in history willem the Fesch, Dutch violinist/composer (Joseph)
Aug 30 In the year 1687 francesco Maria Vallara, composer
Sep 09 In the year 1687 jean-Baptiste Maurice Quinault, composer
Sep 26 In the year 1687 acropolis in Athens attacked by Venetian army trying to eject Turks Parthenon destroyed in war between Turks & Venetians
Sep 26 On this day in history parthenon destroyed in war between Turks & Venetians
Sep 28 In the year 1687 venetians take Athens from the Turks
Oct 11 On this day in history hungary accepts Habsburgse sovereignty
Oct 14 Robert Simson, Scotland, mathematician in the year 1687.
Oct 21 Edmund Waller, English poet/plotter (Waller's plot), dies in the year 1687.
Nov 10 Pope Innocent XI publishes decree Coelestis pastor in the year 1687.
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 on this day in history.
Dec 26 In the year 1687 johann Georg Pisendel, German violinist/composer