Historical Events In 1688
Saturday, 21 April 2018
Jan 28 Jan Maurits Quinkhard, Dutch portrait painter on this day in history.
Jan 29 Emmanuel Swedenborg, Sweden, religious leader (Angelic Wisdom) in the year 1688.
Feb 04 In the year 1688 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 in the year 1688.
Feb 17 In the year 1688 rev James Renwick, hanged in Scotland for being a Presbyterian
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.
Apr 15 Johann Friedrich Fasch, composer on this day in history.
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 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 in the year 1688.
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 Alexander Pope, English poet (Rape of the Lock) in the year 1688.
Jun 26 Ralph Cudworth, philospher/cleric, dies on this day in history.
Jun 30 On this day in history 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 On this day in history frederik Willem I, king of Prussia (bodyguard of giants)
Aug 15 In the year 1688 frederick-William I, king of Prussia (1713-1740)
Aug 25 In the year 1688 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 Lukas Fencer, Dutch poet (Fight of Kings & Mice) on this day in history.
Sep 06 In the year 1688 austrian armies occupy Belgrade
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 in the year 1688.