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Historical Events Happened In 1688

Wednesday, 24 August 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) on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1688 johann Gotthilf Ziegler, composer  

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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 in the year 1688.  

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

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 19   In the year 1688 soldiers killed governor of Aerssen in Paramaribo  

Aug 14   Frederik Willem I, king of Prussia (bodyguard of giants) on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Sep 05   On this day in history lukas Fencer, Dutch poet (Fight of Kings & Mice)  

Sep 06   In the year 1688 austrian armies occupy Belgrade  

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

Sep 20   French troops occupies Palts in the year 1688.  

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

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 25   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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

May 14   In the year 1688 death of antoine Furetière, French writer (b. 1619)  

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 in the year 1688.  

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

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