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Historical Events In 1688

Thursday, 06 May 2021

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   Philips Koninck, painter/etcher, buried at 68 on this day in history.  

Oct 17   Domenico Zipoli, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 27   On this day in history king James II fires premier Robert Spencer  

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   Prince Willem III's army lands at Torbay England on this day in history.  

Nov 24   In the year 1688 general strategist John Churchill meets Willem III  

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   On this day in history general strategist John Churchill joins with Willem III  

Dec 09   On this day in history king James II's wife & son flee England for France  

Dec 10   In the year 1688 king James II flees London  

Dec 11   King James II arrested in the year 1688.  

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 in the year 1688.  

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   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   In the year 1688 jean-Louis Lully, composer, dies at 21  

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

Dec 31   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 23   On this day in history birth of queen Ulrika Eleonora of Sweden (d. 1741)  

Jan 25   Juraj Jánošík, famous Slovak outlaw (d. 1713) was born in the year 1688.  

Jan 28   In the year 1688 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   In the year 1688 birth of pierre De Marivaux, Paris France, writer (Marianne)  

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 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 17   In the year 1688 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   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   Constantine Phaulkon, Greek adventurer (b. 1667) died on this day in history.  

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