Historical Events For 1688
Monday, 22 January 2018
Jan 28 Jan Maurits Quinkhard, Dutch portrait painter in the year 1688.
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 on this day in history.
Feb 07 In the year 1688 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 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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1688 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 Johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist, dies at 70 on this day in history.
May 25 On this day in history christian August Jacobi, composer
Jun 03 In the year 1688 maximilian H of Bayern, prince-bishop of Luik, dies at 66
Jun 08 Hans Bontemantel, Amsterdams merchant, buried on this day in history.
Jun 10 In the year 1688 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 In the year 1688 ralph Cudworth, philospher/cleric, dies
Jun 30 On this day in history whig-Lords questions prince Willem III van Orange on Protestantism
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 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 Frederick-William I, king of Prussia (1713-1740) on this day in history.
Aug 25 On this day in history 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 Lukas Fencer, Dutch poet (Fight of Kings & Mice) in the year 1688.
Sep 06 Austrian armies occupy Belgrade in the year 1688.
Sep 13 In the year 1688 luca Antonio Praedieri, composer
Sep 20 In the year 1688 french troops occupies Palts
Sep 24 In the year 1688 france declares war on German