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Historical Events In 1688

Thursday, 17 June 2021

Jan 28   Jan Maurits Quinkhard, Dutch portrait painter in the year 1688.  

Jan 29   In the year 1688 emmanuel Swedenborg, Sweden, religious leader (Angelic Wisdom)  

Feb 04   In the year 1688 pierre De Marivaux, Paris France, writer (Marianne)  

Feb 04   In the year 1688 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   In the year 1688 rev James Renwick, hanged in Scotland for being a Presbyterian  

Feb 18   First vote against slavery is recorded in the U.S. in Germantown, PA on this day in history.  

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

Mar 09   In the year 1688 claude Mellan, French engraver/cartoonist/painter, dies at 89  

Mar 25   On this day in history johann Gotthilf Ziegler, composer  

Apr 15   Johann Friedrich Fasch, composer on this day in history.  

May 09   On this day in history frederick William, Great Elector of Brandenburg, dies at 68  

May 21   Alexander Pope, England, poet (Rape of the Lock) in the year 1688.  

May 22   On this day in history johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist, dies at 70  

May 25   In the year 1688 christian August Jacobi, composer  

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

Jun 08   On this day in history hans Bontemantel, Amsterdams merchant, buried  

Jun 10   James III Edward, Old Pretender, recognized as King of Britain by Pope on this day in history.  

Jun 21   Alexander Pope, English poet (Rape of the Lock) in the year 1688.  

Jun 26   On this day in history ralph Cudworth, philospher/cleric, dies  

Jun 30   Whig-Lords questions prince Willem III van Orange on Protestantism in the year 1688.  

Jul 01   Johann Ludwig Steiner, composer in the year 1688.  

Jul 19   In the year 1688 cornelis van Aerssen, governor of Suriname (1683-88), murdered at 50  

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

Aug 14   On this day in history frederik Willem I, king of Prussia (bodyguard of giants)  

Aug 15   Frederick-William I, king of Prussia (1713-1740) in the year 1688.  

Aug 25   On this day in history henry Morgan, Welsh lt-governor of Jamaica  

Aug 31   Death in London of John Bunyan, English author of The Pilgrim's Progress on this day in history.  

Aug 31   John Bunyan, preacher/novelist/author (Pilgrim's Progress), dies on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history luca Antonio Praedieri, composer  

Sep 20   French troops occupies Palts in the year 1688.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 28   Jan Maurits Quinkhard, Dutch portrait painter was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 07   On this day in history birth of maria Louise van Hessen-Kassel, [Marijke Meu], princess of Orange  

Mar 25   On this day in history birth of johann Gotthilf Ziegler, composer  

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   In the year 1688 death of rev James Renwick, hanged in Scotland for being a Presbyterian  

Mar 09   Claude Mellan, French engraver/cartoonist/painter, dies at 89 in the year 1688.  

May 09   Frederick William, Great Elector of Brandenburg, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

May 14   On this day in history death of antoine Furetière, French writer (b. 1619)  

May 22   On this day in history johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist, dies at 70  

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

Jun 05   Constantine Phaulkon, Greek adventurer (b. 1667) died in the year 1688.  

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