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Historical Events In 1688

Sunday, 28 February 2021

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 in the year 1688.  

Nov 11   Lorenzo Somis, composer in the year 1688.  

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

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

Nov 24   General strategist John Churchill meets Willem III in the year 1688.  

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   King James II's wife & son flee England for France on this day in history.  

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   Gaspar Fagel, lawyer/Neth grand pensionary (1672-88), dies at 54 in the year 1688.  

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

Dec 19   On this day in history king James II's wife & son flee to France  

Dec 20   In the year 1688 prince Willem III's troops pull into London  

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

Dec 22   On this day in history 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   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] 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   Juraj Jánošík, famous Slovak outlaw (d. 1713) was born in the year 1688.  

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   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   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   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   Maximilian H of Bayern, prince-bishop of Luik, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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

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