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Historical Events In 1688

Sunday, 07 March 2021

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

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

Jun 03   In the year 1688 maximilian H of Bayern, prince-bishop of Luik, dies at 66  

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

Jun 26   Ralph Cudworth, philospher/cleric, dies on this day in history.  

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

Jul 01   On this day in history johann Ludwig Steiner, composer  

Jul 19   In the year 1688 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   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   In the year 1688 henry Morgan, Welsh lt-governor of Jamaica  

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

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

Sep 05   In the year 1688 lukas Fencer, Dutch poet (Fight of Kings & Mice)  

Sep 06   Austrian armies occupy Belgrade in the year 1688.  

Sep 13   On this day in history luca Antonio Praedieri, composer  

Sep 20   On this day in history 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 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   In the year 1688 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 in the year 1688.  

Feb 17   In the year 1688 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   Antoine Furetière, French writer (b. 1619) died in the year 1688.  

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 in the year 1688.  

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

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