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Historical Events In 1688

Sunday, 27 September 2020

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

Oct 01   In the year 1688 prince Willem III accept invitation of English crown to occupy  

Oct 16   On this day in history philips Koninck, painter/etcher, buried at 68  

Oct 17   On this day in history domenico Zipoli, composer  

Oct 27   King James II fires premier Robert Spencer on this day in history.  

Nov 11   On this day in history lorenzo Somis, composer  

Nov 11   Prince Willem III's invasion fleet sails to England in the year 1688.  

Nov 15   Prince Willem III's army lands at Torbay England in the year 1688.  

Nov 24   General strategist John Churchill meets Willem III on this day in history.  

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

Nov 26   In the year 1688 philippe Quinault, French playwright (L'amant Indiscreet), dies at 53  

Dec 04   In the year 1688 general strategist John Churchill joins with Willem III  

Dec 09   In the year 1688 king James II's wife & son flee England for France  

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

Dec 11   In the year 1688 king James II arrested  

Dec 15   Gaspar Fagel, lawyer/Neth grand pensionary (1672-88), dies at 54 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 19   In the year 1688 king James II's wife & son flee to France  

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

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 in the year 1688.  

Dec 31   In the year 1688 pro-James II-earl of Devonshire occupies Nottingham [OS=Dec 21]  

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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   In the year 1688 birth of queen Ulrika Eleonora of Sweden (d. 1741)  

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 in the year 1688.  

Jan 29   In the year 1688 birth of emmanuel Swedenborg, Sweden, religious leader (Angelic Wisdom)  

Feb 04   Pierre De Marivaux, Paris France, writer (Marianne) was born on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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