Historical Events For 1688
Sunday, 19 February 2017
Jan 28 On this day in history jan Maurits Quinkhard, Dutch portrait painter
Jan 29 On this day in history emmanuel Swedenborg, Sweden, religious leader (Angelic Wisdom)
Feb 04 In the year 1688 pierre De Marivaux, Paris France, writer (Marianne)
Feb 04 The birth of Pierre De Marivaux, French writer in the year 1688.
Feb 07 In the year 1688 maria Louise van Hessen-Kassel, [Marijke Meu], princess of Orange
Feb 17 Rev James Renwick, hanged in Scotland for being a Presbyterian in the year 1688.
Feb 18 In the year 1688 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 In the year 1688 johann Gotthilf Ziegler, composer
Apr 15 Johann Friedrich Fasch, composer on this day in history.
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) in the year 1688.
May 22 In the year 1688 johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist, dies at 70
May 25 On this day in history christian August Jacobi, composer
Jun 03 In the year 1688 maximilian H of Bayern, prince-bishop of Luik, dies at 66
Jun 08 In the year 1688 hans Bontemantel, Amsterdams merchant, buried
Jun 10 James III Edward, Old Pretender, recognized as King of Britain by Pope in the year 1688.
Jun 21 Alexander Pope, English poet (Rape of the Lock) in the year 1688.
Jun 26 Ralph Cudworth, philospher/cleric, dies on this day in history.
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 Cornelis van Aerssen, governor of Suriname (1683-88), murdered at 50 on this day in history.
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 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 Death in London of John Bunyan, English author of The Pilgrim's Progress on this day in history.
Aug 31 John Bunyan, preacher/novelist/author (Pilgrim's Progress), dies in the year 1688.
Sep 05 Lukas Fencer, Dutch poet (Fight of Kings & Mice) in the year 1688.
Sep 06 In the year 1688 austrian armies occupy Belgrade
Sep 13 In the year 1688 luca Antonio Praedieri, composer
Sep 20 French troops occupies Palts on this day in history.
Sep 24 France declares war on German in the year 1688.