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Historical Events In 1688

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Sep 26   On this day in history willem J 's-Gravesande, Dutch physicist  

Oct 01   Prince Willem III accept invitation of English crown to occupy on this day in history.  

Oct 16   Philips Koninck, painter/etcher, buried at 68 in the year 1688.  

Oct 17   Domenico Zipoli, composer in the year 1688.  

Oct 27   In the year 1688 king James II fires premier Robert Spencer  

Nov 11   Lorenzo Somis, composer in the year 1688.  

Nov 11   Prince Willem III's invasion fleet sails to England on this day in history.  

Nov 15   On this day in history prince Willem III's army lands at Torbay England  

Nov 24   On this day in history general strategist John Churchill meets Willem III  

Nov 26   On this day in history duke of Savoye signs on to League of Augsburg  

Nov 26   Philippe Quinault, French playwright (L'amant Indiscreet), dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Dec 04   General strategist John Churchill joins with Willem III on this day in history.  

Dec 09   King James II's wife & son flee England for France in the year 1688.  

Dec 10   King James II flees London in the year 1688.  

Dec 11   On this day in history king James II arrested  

Dec 15   In the year 1688 gaspar Fagel, lawyer/Neth grand pensionary (1672-88), dies at 54  

Dec 15   Lord Delamere sides with King James II [NS 12/25] on this day in history.  

Dec 19   King James II's wife & son flee to France in the year 1688.  

Dec 20   Prince Willem III's troops pull into London on this day in history.  

Dec 21   Pro-James II-earl of Devonshire occupies Nottingham in the year 1688.  

Dec 22   Pro-James II, Earl of Danby occupies York on this day in history.  

Dec 23   English king Jacob II flees to France on this day in history.  

Dec 23   In the year 1688 jean-Louis Lully, composer, dies at 21  

Dec 25   In the year 1688 english king James II lands in Ambleteuse, France  

Dec 31   Pro-James II-earl of Devonshire occupies Nottingham [OS=Dec 21] in the year 1688.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1688

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 18   In the year 1688 birth of lionel Sackville, 1st Duke of Dorset, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (d. 1765)  

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

Jan 25   In the year 1688 birth of juraj Jánošík, famous Slovak outlaw (d. 1713)  

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

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

Feb 04   Pierre De Marivaux, Paris France, writer (Marianne) was born in the year 1688.  

Feb 07   In the year 1688 birth of maria Louise van Hessen-Kassel, [Marijke Meu], princess of Orange  

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   On this day in history death of abraham Duquesne, French naval officer (b. 1610)  

Feb 17   Rev James Renwick, hanged in Scotland for being a Presbyterian died on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

May 14   Antoine Furetière, French writer (b. 1619) died in the year 1688.  

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

Jun 03   On this day in history maximilian H of Bayern, prince-bishop of Luik, dies at 66  

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

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