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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  

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

Jan 23   Queen Ulrika Eleonora of Sweden (d. 1741) was born in the year 1688.  

Jan 25   On this day in history birth of juraj Jánošík, famous Slovak outlaw (d. 1713)  

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

Jan 29   In the year 1688 birth of emmanuel Swedenborg, Sweden, religious leader (Angelic Wisdom)  

Feb 04   In the year 1688 birth of pierre De Marivaux, Paris France, writer (Marianne)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1688 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   Constantine Phaulkon, Greek adventurer (b. 1667) died in the year 1688.