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Historical Events In 1688

Saturday, 25 May 2019

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

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

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

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   In the year 1688 first vote against slavery is recorded in the U.S. in Germantown, PA.  

Feb 18   On this day in history quakers conduct 1st formal protest of slavery in Germantown, Pa  

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

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

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   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 in the year 1688.  

Jun 21   On this day in history alexander Pope, English poet (Rape of the Lock)  

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   In the year 1688 johann Ludwig Steiner, composer  

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

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

Aug 14   In the year 1688 frederik Willem I, king of Prussia (bodyguard of giants)  

Aug 15   Frederick-William I, king of Prussia (1713-1740) on this day in history.  

Aug 25   Henry Morgan, Welsh lt-governor of Jamaica in the year 1688.  

Aug 31   Death in London of John Bunyan, English author of The Pilgrim's Progress in the year 1688.  

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   On this day in history austrian armies occupy Belgrade  

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   Queen Ulrika Eleonora of Sweden (d. 1741) was born in the year 1688.  

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

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

Mar 25   In the year 1688 birth of johann Gotthilf Ziegler, composer  

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

Mar 09   In the year 1688 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   On this day in history johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist, dies at 70  

Jun 03   On this day in history 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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