Historical Events In 1687
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Jan 28 Johannes Hevelius, astronomer (star cataloger), dies on 76th birthday in the year 1687.
Jan 30 On this day in history [Johann] Balthasar Neumann, German architect, baptized
Feb 19 On this day in history johann Adam Birkenstock, composer
Feb 22 Jean-Baptiste Lully, Paris, composer on this day in history.
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 In the year 1687 rene-Robert Cavelier La Salle, Fren explorer (Louisiana), killed at 43
Mar 28 In the year 1687 constantine Huygens, diplomat/poet/composer (Bluebottles), dies at 90
Mar 30 Johann Balthasar Freisslich, composer on this day in history.
Apr 04 In the year 1687 english King James II orders his Declaration of Indulgence read in church
Apr 04 On this day in history 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 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 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 On this day in history newton publishes "Principia"
Aug 04 Johan Willem Friso, prince of Orange/monarch of Nassau-Dietz [OS] on this day in history.
Aug 12 In the year 1687 charles of Lotharingen defeats Turkish leaders
Aug 14 Johan Willem Friso, prince of Orange/ruler (Nassau-Dietz) [NS] in the year 1687.
Aug 26 In the year 1687 willem the Fesch, Dutch violinist/composer (Joseph)
Aug 30 Francesco Maria Vallara, composer on this day in history.
Sep 01 Measles in Thirteen Colonies in the year 1687.
Sep 01 In the year 1687 unknown, possibly Influenza in South Africa
Sep 09 On this day in history jean-Baptiste Maurice Quinault, composer
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 in the year 1687.
Sep 28 Venetians take Athens from the Turks in the year 1687.
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 on this day in history.
Nov 13 In the year 1687 nell [Eleanor] Gwyn, mistress of Charles II of England, dies at 37
Nov 14 Eleanor "Nell" Gwyn, English mistress of King Charles II, dies at 37 in the year 1687.