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Historical Events In 1688

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

Jan 28   On this day in history jan Maurits Quinkhard, Dutch portrait painter  

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

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

Feb 04   The birth of Pierre De Marivaux, French writer in the year 1688.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Mar 25   In the year 1688 johann Gotthilf Ziegler, composer  

Apr 15   On this day in history johann Friedrich Fasch, composer  

May 09   In the year 1688 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   In the year 1688 johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist, dies at 70  

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   In the year 1688 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) on this day in history.  

Jun 26   Ralph Cudworth, philospher/cleric, dies in the year 1688.  

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

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

Jul 19   On this day in history 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   Frederik Willem I, king of Prussia (bodyguard of giants) on this day in history.  

Aug 15   In the year 1688 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   On this day in history john Bunyan, preacher/novelist/author (Pilgrim's Progress), dies  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1688.  

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

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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

May 09   On this day in history 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   In the year 1688 death of constantine Phaulkon, Greek adventurer (b. 1667)  

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