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Historical Events Happened In 1688

Saturday, 20 December 2014

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

Jan 29   Emmanuel Swedenborg, Sweden, religious leader (Angelic Wisdom) in the year 1688.  

Feb 04   Pierre De Marivaux, Paris France, writer (Marianne) in the year 1688.  

Feb 04   The birth of Pierre De Marivaux, French writer on this day in history.  

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

Feb 17   In the year 1688 rev James Renwick, hanged in Scotland for being a Presbyterian  

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

Feb 18   Quakers conduct 1st formal protest of slavery in Germantown, Pa on this day in history.  

Mar 09   On this day in history claude Mellan, French engraver/cartoonist/painter, dies at 89  

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

Apr 15   Johann Friedrich Fasch, composer on this day in history.  

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

May 21   On this day in history alexander Pope, England, poet (Rape of the Lock)  

May 22   Johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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

Jun 03   Maximilian H of Bayern, prince-bishop of Luik, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Jun 08   In the year 1688 hans Bontemantel, Amsterdams merchant, buried  

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) on this day in history.  

Jun 26   On this day in history ralph Cudworth, philospher/cleric, dies  

Jun 30   On this day in history whig-Lords questions prince Willem III van Orange on Protestantism  

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

Jul 19   In the year 1688 cornelis van Aerssen, governor of Suriname (1683-88), murdered at 50  

Jul 19   Soldiers killed governor of Aerssen in Paramaribo on this day in history.  

Aug 14   Frederik Willem I, king of Prussia (bodyguard of giants) in the year 1688.  

Aug 15   In the year 1688 frederick-William I, king of Prussia (1713-1740)  

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   In the year 1688 john Bunyan, preacher/novelist/author (Pilgrim's Progress), dies  

Sep 05   In the year 1688 lukas Fencer, Dutch poet (Fight of Kings & Mice)  

Sep 06   Austrian armies occupy Belgrade on this day in history.  

Sep 13   On this day in history luca Antonio Praedieri, composer  

Sep 20   French troops occupies Palts on this day in history.  

Sep 24   On this day in history france declares war on German  

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Famous Birthdays In 1688

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 18   In the year 1688 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   Juraj Jánošík, famous Slovak outlaw (d. 1713) was born in the year 1688.  

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

Jan 29   Emmanuel Swedenborg, Sweden, religious leader (Angelic Wisdom) was born in the year 1688.  

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   In the year 1688 birth of johann Gotthilf Ziegler, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1688

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Feb 02   Abraham Duquesne, French naval officer (b. 1610) died in the year 1688.  

Feb 17   On this day in history death of rev James Renwick, hanged in Scotland for being a Presbyterian  

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 on this day in history.  

May 14   On this day in history death of antoine Furetière, French writer (b. 1619)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 05   Constantine Phaulkon, Greek adventurer (b. 1667) died in the year 1688.