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Historical Events In 1688

Friday, 19 July 2019

Sep 26   Willem J 's-Gravesande, Dutch physicist in the year 1688.  

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 on this day in history.  

Oct 17   Domenico Zipoli, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 27   King James II fires premier Robert Spencer in the year 1688.  

Nov 11   Lorenzo Somis, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 11   On this day in history prince Willem III's invasion fleet sails to England  

Nov 15   In the year 1688 prince Willem III's army lands at Torbay England  

Nov 24   In the year 1688 general strategist John Churchill meets Willem III  

Nov 26   Duke of Savoye signs on to League of Augsburg in the year 1688.  

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

Dec 04   On this day in history general strategist John Churchill joins with Willem III  

Dec 09   On this day in history king James II's wife & son flee England for France  

Dec 10   King James II flees London on this day in history.  

Dec 11   King James II arrested on this day in history.  

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

Dec 15   On this day in history lord Delamere sides with King James II [NS 12/25]  

Dec 19   King James II's wife & son flee to France on this day in history.  

Dec 20   Prince Willem III's troops pull into London in the year 1688.  

Dec 21   On this day in history pro-James II-earl of Devonshire occupies Nottingham  

Dec 22   In the year 1688 pro-James II, Earl of Danby occupies York  

Dec 23   English king Jacob II flees to France in the year 1688.  

Dec 23   On this day in history jean-Louis Lully, composer, dies at 21  

Dec 25   English king James II lands in Ambleteuse, France on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of lionel Sackville, 1st Duke of Dorset, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (d. 1765)  

Jan 23   On this day in history birth of queen Ulrika Eleonora of Sweden (d. 1741)  

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

Jan 28   In the year 1688 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   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   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   Frederick William, Great Elector of Brandenburg, dies at 68 in the year 1688.  

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

May 22   In the year 1688 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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