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Historical Events Happened In 1688

Tuesday, 21 April 2015

Jan 28   On this day in history jan Maurits Quinkhard, Dutch portrait painter  

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

Feb 04   On this day in history pierre De Marivaux, Paris France, writer (Marianne)  

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

Feb 07   On this day in history 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   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   Claude Mellan, French engraver/cartoonist/painter, dies at 89 in the year 1688.  

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

Apr 15   Johann Friedrich Fasch, composer in the year 1688.  

May 09   Frederick William, Great Elector of Brandenburg, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

May 21   Alexander Pope, England, poet (Rape of the Lock) on this day in history.  

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

May 25   On this day in history christian August Jacobi, composer  

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   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   Whig-Lords questions prince Willem III van Orange on Protestantism on this day in history.  

Jul 01   Johann Ludwig Steiner, composer in the year 1688.  

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

Aug 15   On this day in history frederick-William I, king of Prussia (1713-1740)  

Aug 25   In the year 1688 henry Morgan, Welsh lt-governor of Jamaica  

Aug 31   On this day in history death in London of John Bunyan, English author of The Pilgrim's Progress.  

Aug 31   In the year 1688 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 in the year 1688.  

Sep 13   Luca Antonio Praedieri, composer in the year 1688.  

Sep 20   French troops occupies Palts on this day in history.  

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

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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   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   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   On this day in history birth of pierre De Marivaux, Paris France, writer (Marianne)  

Feb 07   Maria Louise van Hessen-Kassel, [Marijke Meu], princess of Orange was born in the year 1688.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Mar 09   In the year 1688 claude Mellan, French engraver/cartoonist/painter, dies at 89  

May 09   Frederick William, Great Elector of Brandenburg, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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 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 on this day in history.