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Historical Events Happened In 1688

Wednesday, 01 October 2014

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

Jan 29   In the year 1688 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   Rev James Renwick, hanged in Scotland for being a Presbyterian in the year 1688.  

Feb 18   First vote against slavery is recorded in the U.S. in Germantown, PA on this day in history.  

Feb 18   In the year 1688 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   In the year 1688 johann Friedrich Fasch, composer  

May 09   On this day in history frederick William, Great Elector of Brandenburg, dies at 68  

May 21   In the year 1688 alexander Pope, England, poet (Rape of the Lock)  

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

May 25   In the year 1688 christian August Jacobi, composer  

Jun 03   On this day in history maximilian H of Bayern, prince-bishop of Luik, dies at 66  

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   On this day in history ralph Cudworth, philospher/cleric, dies  

Jun 30   In the year 1688 whig-Lords questions prince Willem III van Orange on Protestantism  

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   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

Aug 31   On this day in history john Bunyan, preacher/novelist/author (Pilgrim's Progress), dies  

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

Sep 06   Austrian armies occupy Belgrade on this day in history.  

Sep 13   In the year 1688 luca Antonio Praedieri, composer  

Sep 20   French troops occupies Palts in the year 1688.  

Sep 24   France declares war on German on this day in history.  

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Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 18   Lionel Sackville, 1st Duke of Dorset, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (d. 1765) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 23   On this day in history birth of queen Ulrika Eleonora of Sweden (d. 1741)  

Jan 25   Juraj Jánošík, famous Slovak outlaw (d. 1713) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 28   In the year 1688 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

May 14   On this day in history death of antoine Furetière, French writer (b. 1619)  

May 22   Johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist, dies at 70 in the year 1688.  

Jun 03   On this day in history maximilian H of Bayern, prince-bishop of Luik, dies at 66  

Jun 05   On this day in history death of constantine Phaulkon, Greek adventurer (b. 1667)