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Historical Events Happened In 1688

Saturday, 20 September 2014

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

Jan 29   On this day in history emmanuel Swedenborg, Sweden, religious leader (Angelic Wisdom)  

Feb 04   Pierre De Marivaux, Paris France, writer (Marianne) on this day in history.  

Feb 04   On this day in history 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   Rev James Renwick, hanged in Scotland for being a Presbyterian on this day in history.  

Feb 18   In the year 1688 first vote against slavery is recorded in the U.S. in Germantown, PA.  

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

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) in the year 1688.  

May 22   In the year 1688 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   Hans Bontemantel, Amsterdams merchant, buried on this day in history.  

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 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   Cornelis van Aerssen, governor of Suriname (1683-88), murdered at 50 on this day in history.  

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

Aug 14   In the year 1688 frederik Willem I, king of Prussia (bodyguard of giants)  

Aug 15   Frederick-William I, king of Prussia (1713-1740) on this day in history.  

Aug 25   Henry Morgan, Welsh lt-governor of Jamaica on this day in history.  

Aug 31   Death in London of John Bunyan, English author of The Pilgrim's Progress in the year 1688.  

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   In the year 1688 austrian armies occupy Belgrade  

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

Sep 20   In the year 1688 french troops occupies Palts  

Sep 24   France declares war on German in the year 1688.  

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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   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 in the year 1688.  

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

Jan 29   On this day in history 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   In the year 1688 birth of maria Louise van Hessen-Kassel, [Marijke Meu], princess of Orange  

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   Abraham Duquesne, French naval officer (b. 1610) died in the year 1688.  

Feb 17   Rev James Renwick, hanged in Scotland for being a Presbyterian died on this day in history.  

Mar 09   On this day in history claude Mellan, French engraver/cartoonist/painter, dies at 89  

May 09   In the year 1688 frederick William, Great Elector of Brandenburg, dies at 68  

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 in the year 1688.  

Jun 03   Maximilian H of Bayern, prince-bishop of Luik, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Jun 05   In the year 1688 death of constantine Phaulkon, Greek adventurer (b. 1667)