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Historical Events Happened In 1688

Tuesday, 31 May 2016

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

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

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   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 in the year 1688.  

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

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

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

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1688 johann Ludwig Steiner, composer  

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 on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1688.  

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

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

Aug 31   John Bunyan, preacher/novelist/author (Pilgrim's Progress), dies on this day in history.  

Sep 05   Lukas Fencer, Dutch poet (Fight of Kings & Mice) in the year 1688.  

Sep 06   Austrian armies occupy Belgrade in the year 1688.  

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

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   Lionel Sackville, 1st Duke of Dorset, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (d. 1765) was born in the year 1688.  

Jan 23   Queen Ulrika Eleonora of Sweden (d. 1741) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 28   On this day in history birth of jan Maurits Quinkhard, Dutch portrait painter  

Jan 29   In the year 1688 birth of emmanuel Swedenborg, Sweden, religious leader (Angelic Wisdom)  

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

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

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   In the year 1688 death of abraham Duquesne, French naval officer (b. 1610)  

Feb 17   Rev James Renwick, hanged in Scotland for being a Presbyterian died in the year 1688.  

Mar 09   Claude Mellan, French engraver/cartoonist/painter, dies at 89 in the year 1688.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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.  

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