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Historical Events Happened In 1688

Friday, 06 March 2015

Jan 28   In the year 1688 jan Maurits Quinkhard, Dutch portrait painter  

Jan 29   Emmanuel Swedenborg, Sweden, religious leader (Angelic Wisdom) in the year 1688.  

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

Feb 04   In the year 1688 the birth of Pierre De Marivaux, French writer.  

Feb 07   Maria Louise van Hessen-Kassel, [Marijke Meu], princess of Orange on this day in history.  

Feb 17   In the year 1688 rev James Renwick, hanged in Scotland for being a Presbyterian  

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

Feb 18   Quakers conduct 1st formal protest of slavery in Germantown, Pa in the year 1688.  

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

Mar 25   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history maximilian H of Bayern, prince-bishop of Luik, dies at 66  

Jun 08   On this day in history 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   In the year 1688 alexander Pope, English poet (Rape of the Lock)  

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   On this day in history johann Ludwig Steiner, composer  

Jul 19   Cornelis van Aerssen, governor of Suriname (1683-88), murdered at 50 in the year 1688.  

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

Aug 14   On this day in history frederik Willem I, king of Prussia (bodyguard of giants)  

Aug 15   Frederick-William I, king of Prussia (1713-1740) in the year 1688.  

Aug 25   Henry Morgan, Welsh lt-governor of Jamaica in the year 1688.  

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   Luca Antonio Praedieri, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 20   On this day in history 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   In the year 1688 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   Jan Maurits Quinkhard, Dutch portrait painter was born in the year 1688.  

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   Maria Louise van Hessen-Kassel, [Marijke Meu], princess of Orange was born in the year 1688.  

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

Famous Deaths In 1688

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Feb 02   On this day in history 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 in the year 1688.  

May 14   Antoine Furetière, French writer (b. 1619) died on this day in history.  

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

Jun 03   Maximilian H of Bayern, prince-bishop of Luik, dies at 66 in the year 1688.  

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