Historical Events In 1687
Wednesday, 12 December 2018
Jan 28 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Feb 22 In the year 1687 jean-Baptiste Lully, Paris, composer
Mar 19 On this day in history explorer Robert Cavelier de La Salle, searching for the mouth of the Mississippi River, is murdered by his own men.
Mar 19 In the year 1687 rene-Robert Cavelier La Salle, Fren explorer (Louisiana), killed at 43
Mar 28 Constantine Huygens, diplomat/poet/composer (Bluebottles), dies at 90 on this day in history.
Mar 30 In the year 1687 johann Balthasar Freisslich, composer
Apr 04 English King James II orders his Declaration of Indulgence read in church on this day in history.
Apr 04 In the year 1687 king James II orders his declaration of indulgence read in church
Apr 12 On this day in history ambrose Dixon, Virginia Colony pioneer
Apr 16 George Villiers 2nd duke of Buckingham, dies at 59 in the year 1687.
Jun 12 On this day in history jurriaen van Streeck, Dutch still life painter, buried
Jul 02 King James II disbands English parliament in the year 1687.
Jul 03 Arnold Hoogvliet, Dutch poet (Abraham the Patriarch) on this day in history.
Jul 05 In the year 1687 isaac Newton's PRINCIPIA published by Royal Society in England
Jul 06 Newton publishes "Principia" in the year 1687.
Aug 04 In the year 1687 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 Johan Willem Friso, prince of Orange/ruler (Nassau-Dietz) [NS] on this day in history.
Aug 26 Willem the Fesch, Dutch violinist/composer (Joseph) on this day in history.
Aug 30 Francesco Maria Vallara, composer on this day in history.
Sep 09 Jean-Baptiste Maurice Quinault, composer in the year 1687.
Sep 26 Acropolis in Athens attacked by Venetian army trying to eject Turks Parthenon destroyed in war between Turks & Venetians in the year 1687.
Sep 26 Parthenon destroyed in war between Turks & Venetians in the year 1687.
Sep 28 Venetians take Athens from the Turks on this day in history.
Oct 11 In the year 1687 hungary accepts Habsburgse sovereignty
Oct 14 Robert Simson, Scotland, mathematician in the year 1687.
Oct 21 In the year 1687 edmund Waller, English poet/plotter (Waller's plot), dies
Nov 10 Pope Innocent XI publishes decree Coelestis pastor in the year 1687.
Nov 13 In the year 1687 nell [Eleanor] Gwyn, mistress of Charles II of England, dies at 37
Nov 14 In the year 1687 eleanor "Nell" Gwyn, English mistress of King Charles II, dies at 37
Dec 05 Francesco Xaverio Geminiani, composer in the year 1687.
Dec 26 Johann Georg Pisendel, German violinist/composer on this day in history.