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Historical Events In 1688

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

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   Johann Gotthilf Ziegler, composer in the year 1688.  

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

May 25   Christian August Jacobi, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

Jun 10   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1688 cornelis van Aerssen, governor of Suriname (1683-88), murdered at 50  

Jul 19   Soldiers killed governor of Aerssen in Paramaribo on this day in history.  

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   Henry Morgan, Welsh lt-governor of Jamaica in the year 1688.  

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

Aug 31   On this day in history 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   Austrian armies occupy Belgrade on this day in history.  

Sep 13   Luca Antonio Praedieri, composer in the year 1688.  

Sep 20   French troops occupies Palts in the year 1688.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 23   On this day in history 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   In the year 1688 birth of jan Maurits Quinkhard, Dutch portrait painter  

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

Feb 04   On this day in history birth of pierre De Marivaux, Paris France, writer (Marianne)  

Feb 07   Maria Louise van Hessen-Kassel, [Marijke Meu], princess of Orange was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1688 death of abraham Duquesne, French naval officer (b. 1610)  

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

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

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

May 14   Antoine Furetière, French writer (b. 1619) died on this day in history.  

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

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