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Historical Events In 1688

Saturday, 20 July 2019

Jan 28   In the year 1688 jan Maurits Quinkhard, Dutch portrait painter  

Jan 29   Emmanuel Swedenborg, Sweden, religious leader (Angelic Wisdom) in the year 1688.  

Feb 04   Pierre De Marivaux, Paris France, writer (Marianne) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1688.  

Feb 17   Rev James Renwick, hanged in Scotland for being a Presbyterian in the year 1688.  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 09   Claude Mellan, French engraver/cartoonist/painter, dies at 89 on this day in history.  

Mar 25   Johann Gotthilf Ziegler, composer on this day in history.  

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

May 22   Johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

May 25   In the year 1688 christian August Jacobi, composer  

Jun 03   On this day in history maximilian H of Bayern, prince-bishop of Luik, dies at 66  

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   Alexander Pope, English poet (Rape of the Lock) on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 01   Johann Ludwig Steiner, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 19   In the year 1688 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   Frederik Willem I, king of Prussia (bodyguard of giants) in the year 1688.  

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

Aug 25   In the year 1688 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   In the year 1688 john Bunyan, preacher/novelist/author (Pilgrim's Progress), dies  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 20   French troops occupies Palts on this day in history.  

Sep 24   France declares war on German on this day in history.  

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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   Queen Ulrika Eleonora of Sweden (d. 1741) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 25   In the year 1688 birth of juraj Jánošík, famous Slovak outlaw (d. 1713)  

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

Jan 29   Emmanuel Swedenborg, Sweden, religious leader (Angelic Wisdom) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 04   Pierre De Marivaux, Paris France, writer (Marianne) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 07   Maria Louise van Hessen-Kassel, [Marijke Meu], princess of Orange was born in the year 1688.  

Mar 25   Johann Gotthilf Ziegler, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   Rev James Renwick, hanged in Scotland for being a Presbyterian died on this day in history.  

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

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

Jun 05   In the year 1688 death of constantine Phaulkon, Greek adventurer (b. 1667)  

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