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Historical Events In 1688

Wednesday, 01 April 2020

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

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

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

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   In the year 1688 general strategist John Churchill meets Willem III  

Nov 26   Duke of Savoye signs on to League of Augsburg on this day in history.  

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

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   King James II arrested on this day in history.  

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] in the year 1688.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 22   Pro-James II, Earl of Danby occupies York in the year 1688.  

Dec 23   On this day in history english king Jacob II flees to France  

Dec 23   In the year 1688 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   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   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 in the year 1688.  

Feb 04   In the year 1688 birth of pierre De Marivaux, Paris France, writer (Marianne)  

Feb 07   Maria Louise van Hessen-Kassel, [Marijke Meu], princess of Orange was born in the year 1688.  

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 in the year 1688.  

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

Mar 09   Claude Mellan, French engraver/cartoonist/painter, dies at 89 in the year 1688.  

May 09   On this day in history 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   In the year 1688 maximilian H of Bayern, prince-bishop of Luik, dies at 66  

Jun 05   Constantine Phaulkon, Greek adventurer (b. 1667) died on this day in history.  

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