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Historical Events In 1688

Monday, 16 September 2019

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   On this day in history pierre De Marivaux, Paris France, writer (Marianne)  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 17   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history alexander Pope, England, poet (Rape of the Lock)  

May 22   Johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist, dies at 70 in the year 1688.  

May 25   On this day in history 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   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) in the year 1688.  

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   On this day in history johann Ludwig Steiner, composer  

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

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   Henry Morgan, Welsh lt-governor of Jamaica on this day in history.  

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

Aug 31   In the year 1688 john Bunyan, preacher/novelist/author (Pilgrim's Progress), dies  

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   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 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 in the year 1688.  

Jan 23   Queen Ulrika Eleonora of Sweden (d. 1741) was born in the year 1688.  

Jan 25   On this day in history birth of juraj Jánošík, famous Slovak outlaw (d. 1713)  

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

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

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   On this day in history 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   Frederick William, Great Elector of Brandenburg, dies at 68 in the year 1688.  

May 14   On this day in history 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   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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