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Historical Events Happened In 1688

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

Jan 28   In the year 1688 jan Maurits Quinkhard, Dutch portrait painter  

Jan 29   On this day in history emmanuel Swedenborg, Sweden, religious leader (Angelic Wisdom)  

Feb 04   Pierre De Marivaux, Paris France, writer (Marianne) on this day in history.  

Feb 04   In the year 1688 the birth of Pierre De Marivaux, French writer.  

Feb 07   Maria Louise van Hessen-Kassel, [Marijke Meu], princess of Orange on this day in history.  

Feb 17   Rev James Renwick, hanged in Scotland for being a Presbyterian on this day in history.  

Feb 18   On this day in history first vote against slavery is recorded in the U.S. in Germantown, PA.  

Feb 18   On this day in history quakers conduct 1st formal protest of slavery in Germantown, Pa  

Mar 09   Claude Mellan, French engraver/cartoonist/painter, dies at 89 on this day in history.  

Mar 25   Johann Gotthilf Ziegler, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 15   In the year 1688 johann Friedrich Fasch, composer  

May 09   On this day in history frederick William, Great Elector of Brandenburg, dies at 68  

May 21   Alexander Pope, England, poet (Rape of the Lock) on this day in history.  

May 22   Johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist, dies at 70 in the year 1688.  

May 25   Christian August Jacobi, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 03   On this day in history maximilian H of Bayern, prince-bishop of Luik, dies at 66  

Jun 08   Hans Bontemantel, Amsterdams merchant, buried on this day in history.  

Jun 10   In the year 1688 james III Edward, Old Pretender, recognized as King of Britain by Pope  

Jun 21   Alexander Pope, English poet (Rape of the Lock) in the year 1688.  

Jun 26   Ralph Cudworth, philospher/cleric, dies in the year 1688.  

Jun 30   In the year 1688 whig-Lords questions prince Willem III van Orange on Protestantism  

Jul 01   Johann Ludwig Steiner, composer in the year 1688.  

Jul 19   Cornelis van Aerssen, governor of Suriname (1683-88), murdered at 50 in the year 1688.  

Jul 19   Soldiers killed governor of Aerssen in Paramaribo in the year 1688.  

Aug 14   In the year 1688 frederik Willem I, king of Prussia (bodyguard of giants)  

Aug 15   Frederick-William I, king of Prussia (1713-1740) on this day in history.  

Aug 25   On this day in history henry Morgan, Welsh lt-governor of Jamaica  

Aug 31   In the year 1688 death in London of John Bunyan, English author of The Pilgrim's Progress.  

Aug 31   On this day in history john Bunyan, preacher/novelist/author (Pilgrim's Progress), dies  

Sep 05   On this day in history lukas Fencer, Dutch poet (Fight of Kings & Mice)  

Sep 06   Austrian armies occupy Belgrade in the year 1688.  

Sep 13   Luca Antonio Praedieri, composer in the year 1688.  

Sep 20   In the year 1688 french troops occupies Palts  

Sep 24   France declares war on German on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1688

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 18   On this day in history birth of lionel Sackville, 1st Duke of Dorset, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (d. 1765)  

Jan 23   On this day in history birth of queen Ulrika Eleonora of Sweden (d. 1741)  

Jan 25   In the year 1688 birth of juraj Jánošík, famous Slovak outlaw (d. 1713)  

Jan 28   Jan Maurits Quinkhard, Dutch portrait painter was born in the year 1688.  

Jan 29   On this day in history birth of emmanuel Swedenborg, Sweden, religious leader (Angelic Wisdom)  

Feb 04   Pierre De Marivaux, Paris France, writer (Marianne) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 07   Maria Louise van Hessen-Kassel, [Marijke Meu], princess of Orange was born in the year 1688.  

Mar 25   On this day in history birth of johann Gotthilf Ziegler, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1688

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Feb 02   On this day in history death of abraham Duquesne, French naval officer (b. 1610)  

Feb 17   Rev James Renwick, hanged in Scotland for being a Presbyterian died on this day in history.  

Mar 09   In the year 1688 claude Mellan, French engraver/cartoonist/painter, dies at 89  

May 09   Frederick William, Great Elector of Brandenburg, dies at 68 in the year 1688.  

May 14   Antoine Furetière, French writer (b. 1619) died on this day in history.  

May 22   Johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist, dies at 70 in the year 1688.  

Jun 03   Maximilian H of Bayern, prince-bishop of Luik, dies at 66 in the year 1688.  

Jun 05   In the year 1688 death of constantine Phaulkon, Greek adventurer (b. 1667)