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Historical Events Happened In 1688

Sunday, 01 May 2016

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 18   In the year 1688 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 in the year 1688.  

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

Mar 25   Johann Gotthilf Ziegler, composer in the year 1688.  

Apr 15   Johann Friedrich Fasch, composer in the year 1688.  

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

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

May 22   In the year 1688 johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist, dies at 70  

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

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

Jun 08   Hans Bontemantel, Amsterdams merchant, buried in the year 1688.  

Jun 10   James III Edward, Old Pretender, recognized as King of Britain by Pope in the year 1688.  

Jun 21   In the year 1688 alexander Pope, English poet (Rape of the Lock)  

Jun 26   Ralph Cudworth, philospher/cleric, dies on this day in history.  

Jun 30   Whig-Lords questions prince Willem III van Orange on Protestantism in the year 1688.  

Jul 01   Johann Ludwig Steiner, composer on this day in history.  

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

Jul 19   On this day in history soldiers killed governor of Aerssen in Paramaribo  

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

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 in the year 1688.  

Aug 31   John Bunyan, preacher/novelist/author (Pilgrim's Progress), dies in the year 1688.  

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   Luca Antonio Praedieri, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 20   On this day in history french troops occupies Palts  

Sep 24   In the year 1688 france declares war on German  

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Famous Birthdays In 1688

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Jan 18   In the year 1688 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 in the year 1688.  

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

Feb 07   In the year 1688 birth of maria Louise van Hessen-Kassel, [Marijke Meu], princess of Orange  

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

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

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

May 09   In the year 1688 frederick William, Great Elector of Brandenburg, dies at 68  

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

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 in the year 1688.  

Jun 05   Constantine Phaulkon, Greek adventurer (b. 1667) died on this day in history.  

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