Historical Events Happened In 1688
Sunday, 05 July 2015
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 Pierre De Marivaux, Paris France, writer (Marianne) in the year 1688.
Feb 04 The birth of Pierre De Marivaux, French writer in the year 1688.
Feb 07 Maria Louise van Hessen-Kassel, [Marijke Meu], princess of Orange in the year 1688.
Feb 17 In the year 1688 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 on this day in history.
Mar 09 In the year 1688 claude Mellan, French engraver/cartoonist/painter, dies at 89
Mar 25 In the year 1688 johann Gotthilf Ziegler, composer
Apr 15 In the year 1688 johann Friedrich Fasch, composer
May 09 Frederick William, Great Elector of Brandenburg, dies at 68 in the year 1688.
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 in the year 1688.
Jun 03 Maximilian H of Bayern, prince-bishop of Luik, dies at 66 on this day in history.
Jun 08 In the year 1688 hans Bontemantel, Amsterdams merchant, buried
Jun 10 On this day in history james III Edward, Old Pretender, recognized as King of Britain by Pope
Jun 21 Alexander Pope, English poet (Rape of the Lock) on this day in history.
Jun 26 Ralph Cudworth, philospher/cleric, dies in the year 1688.
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 Soldiers killed governor of Aerssen in Paramaribo in the year 1688.
Aug 14 In the year 1688 frederik Willem I, king of Prussia (bodyguard of giants)
Aug 15 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1688 austrian armies occupy Belgrade
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