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Historical Events In 1688

Saturday, 25 January 2020

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

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

Feb 17   On this day in history rev James Renwick, hanged in Scotland for being a Presbyterian  

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

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

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

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   On this day in history alexander Pope, England, poet (Rape of the Lock)  

May 22   Johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist, dies at 70 in the year 1688.  

May 25   On this day in history christian August Jacobi, composer  

Jun 03   Maximilian H of Bayern, prince-bishop of Luik, dies at 66 in the year 1688.  

Jun 08   Hans Bontemantel, Amsterdams merchant, buried on this day in history.  

Jun 10   In the year 1688 james III Edward, Old Pretender, recognized as King of Britain by Pope  

Jun 21   In the year 1688 alexander Pope, English poet (Rape of the Lock)  

Jun 26   In the year 1688 ralph Cudworth, philospher/cleric, dies  

Jun 30   Whig-Lords questions prince Willem III van Orange on Protestantism on this day in history.  

Jul 01   In the year 1688 johann Ludwig Steiner, composer  

Jul 19   On this day in history cornelis van Aerssen, governor of Suriname (1683-88), murdered at 50  

Jul 19   On this day in history 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   On this day in history frederick-William I, king of Prussia (1713-1740)  

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

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

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

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   In the year 1688 birth of queen Ulrika Eleonora of Sweden (d. 1741)  

Jan 25   On this day in history birth of juraj Jánošík, famous Slovak outlaw (d. 1713)  

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   In the year 1688 birth of pierre De Marivaux, Paris France, writer (Marianne)  

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

Mar 25   Johann Gotthilf Ziegler, composer was born in the year 1688.  

Famous Deaths In 1688

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Feb 02   Abraham Duquesne, French naval officer (b. 1610) died on this day in history.  

Feb 17   On this day in history 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   In the year 1688 frederick William, Great Elector of Brandenburg, dies at 68  

May 14   In the year 1688 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   In the year 1688 maximilian H of Bayern, prince-bishop of Luik, dies at 66  

Jun 05   On this day in history death of constantine Phaulkon, Greek adventurer (b. 1667)  

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