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Historical Events In 1688

Thursday, 26 May 2022

Sep 26   In the year 1688 willem J 's-Gravesande, Dutch physicist  

Oct 01   Prince Willem III accept invitation of English crown to occupy in the year 1688.  

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   On this day in history king James II fires premier Robert Spencer  

Nov 11   In the year 1688 lorenzo Somis, composer  

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

Nov 15   On this day in history 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   Duke of Savoye signs on to League of Augsburg in the year 1688.  

Nov 26   On this day in history philippe Quinault, French playwright (L'amant Indiscreet), dies at 53  

Dec 04   General strategist John Churchill joins with Willem III in the year 1688.  

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

Dec 10   In the year 1688 king James II flees London  

Dec 11   In the year 1688 king James II arrested  

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

Dec 15   In the year 1688 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   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   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   Jean-Louis Lully, composer, dies at 21 on this day in history.  

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

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   Lionel Sackville, 1st Duke of Dorset, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (d. 1765) was born in the year 1688.  

Jan 23   On this day in history 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   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 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   Rev James Renwick, hanged in Scotland for being a Presbyterian died in the year 1688.  

Mar 09   On this day in history claude Mellan, French engraver/cartoonist/painter, dies at 89  

May 09   On this day in history frederick William, Great Elector of Brandenburg, dies at 68  

May 14   On this day in history death of antoine Furetière, French writer (b. 1619)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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