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Historical Events Happened In 1688

Thursday, 21 August 2014

Jan 28   Jan Maurits Quinkhard, Dutch portrait painter on this day in history.  

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

Feb 04   On this day in history pierre De Marivaux, Paris France, writer (Marianne)  

Feb 04   On this day in history the birth of Pierre De Marivaux, French writer.  

Feb 07   On this day in history maria Louise van Hessen-Kassel, [Marijke Meu], princess of Orange  

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

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   On this day in history johann Friedrich Fasch, composer  

May 09   Frederick William, Great Elector of Brandenburg, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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

May 22   On this day in history johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist, dies at 70  

May 25   On this day in history christian August Jacobi, composer  

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

Jun 08   On this day in history hans Bontemantel, Amsterdams merchant, buried  

Jun 10   James III Edward, Old Pretender, recognized as King of Britain by Pope on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jul 01   On this day in history johann Ludwig Steiner, composer  

Jul 19   Cornelis van Aerssen, governor of Suriname (1683-88), murdered at 50 on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

Aug 15   On this day in history frederick-William I, king of Prussia (1713-1740)  

Aug 25   Henry Morgan, Welsh lt-governor of Jamaica on this day in history.  

Aug 31   Death in London of John Bunyan, English author of The Pilgrim's Progress on this day in history.  

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

Sep 05   Lukas Fencer, Dutch poet (Fight of Kings & Mice) on this day in history.  

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   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   Queen Ulrika Eleonora of Sweden (d. 1741) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Juraj Jánošík, famous Slovak outlaw (d. 1713) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 28   Jan Maurits Quinkhard, Dutch portrait painter was born on this day in history.  

Jan 29   Emmanuel Swedenborg, Sweden, religious leader (Angelic Wisdom) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 04   On this day in history birth of pierre De Marivaux, Paris France, writer (Marianne)  

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

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   Abraham Duquesne, French naval officer (b. 1610) died on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

May 22   On this day in history johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist, dies at 70  

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

Jun 05   On this day in history death of constantine Phaulkon, Greek adventurer (b. 1667)