Historical Events In 1687
Sunday, 31 May 2020
Jan 28 In the year 1687 johannes Hevelius, astronomer (star cataloger), dies on 76th birthday
Jan 30 [Johann] Balthasar Neumann, German architect, baptized on this day in history.
Feb 19 Johann Adam Birkenstock, composer in the year 1687.
Feb 22 Jean-Baptiste Lully, Paris, composer in the year 1687.
Mar 19 In the year 1687 explorer Robert Cavelier de La Salle, searching for the mouth of the Mississippi River, is murdered by his own men.
Mar 19 Rene-Robert Cavelier La Salle, Fren explorer (Louisiana), killed at 43 in the year 1687.
Mar 28 On this day in history constantine Huygens, diplomat/poet/composer (Bluebottles), dies at 90
Mar 30 On this day in history johann Balthasar Freisslich, composer
Apr 04 English King James II orders his Declaration of Indulgence read in church in the year 1687.
Apr 04 In the year 1687 king James II orders his declaration of indulgence read in church
Apr 12 Ambrose Dixon, Virginia Colony pioneer on this day in history.
Apr 16 In the year 1687 george Villiers 2nd duke of Buckingham, dies at 59
Jun 12 Jurriaen van Streeck, Dutch still life painter, buried on this day in history.
Jul 02 In the year 1687 king James II disbands English parliament
Jul 03 In the year 1687 arnold Hoogvliet, Dutch poet (Abraham the Patriarch)
Jul 05 Isaac Newton's PRINCIPIA published by Royal Society in England on this day in history.
Jul 06 Newton publishes "Principia" on this day in history.
Aug 04 On this day in history johan Willem Friso, prince of Orange/monarch of Nassau-Dietz [OS]
Aug 12 Charles of Lotharingen defeats Turkish leaders on this day in history.
Aug 14 In the year 1687 johan Willem Friso, prince of Orange/ruler (Nassau-Dietz) [NS]
Aug 26 Willem the Fesch, Dutch violinist/composer (Joseph) on this day in history.
Aug 30 On this day in history francesco Maria Vallara, composer
Sep 01 Measles in Thirteen Colonies in the year 1687.
Sep 01 On this day in history unknown, possibly Influenza in South Africa
Sep 09 Jean-Baptiste Maurice Quinault, composer on this day in history.
Sep 26 Acropolis in Athens attacked by Venetian army trying to eject Turks Parthenon destroyed in war between Turks & Venetians on this day in history.
Sep 26 Parthenon destroyed in war between Turks & Venetians on this day in history.
Sep 28 In the year 1687 venetians take Athens from the Turks
Oct 11 Hungary accepts Habsburgse sovereignty in the year 1687.
Oct 14 On this day in history robert Simson, Scotland, mathematician
Oct 21 In the year 1687 edmund Waller, English poet/plotter (Waller's plot), dies
Nov 10 In the year 1687 pope Innocent XI publishes decree Coelestis pastor
Nov 13 In the year 1687 nell [Eleanor] Gwyn, mistress of Charles II of England, dies at 37
Nov 14 On this day in history eleanor "Nell" Gwyn, English mistress of King Charles II, dies at 37