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Historical Events In 1688

Monday, 27 May 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   In the year 1688 philips Koninck, painter/etcher, buried at 68  

Oct 17   Domenico Zipoli, composer in the year 1688.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Nov 26   In the year 1688 duke of Savoye signs on to League of Augsburg  

Nov 26   Philippe Quinault, French playwright (L'amant Indiscreet), dies at 53 in the year 1688.  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 11   On this day in history king James II arrested  

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

Dec 15   Lord Delamere sides with King James II [NS 12/25] in the year 1688.  

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

Dec 20   On this day in history prince Willem III's troops pull into London  

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

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

Dec 23   In the year 1688 english king Jacob II flees to France  

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

Dec 25   On this day in history english king James II lands in Ambleteuse, France  

Dec 31   Pro-James II-earl of Devonshire occupies Nottingham [OS=Dec 21] on this day in history.  

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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 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 25   Johann Gotthilf Ziegler, composer was born in the year 1688.  

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

May 09   Frederick William, Great Elector of Brandenburg, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

May 14   In the year 1688 death of antoine Furetière, French writer (b. 1619)  

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

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