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Historical Events In 1688

Thursday, 23 January 2020

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

Oct 01   Prince Willem III accept invitation of English crown to occupy on this day in history.  

Oct 16   Philips Koninck, painter/etcher, buried at 68 on this day in history.  

Oct 17   On this day in history domenico Zipoli, composer  

Oct 27   In the year 1688 king James II fires premier Robert Spencer  

Nov 11   Lorenzo Somis, composer on this day in history.  

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   Duke of Savoye signs on to League of Augsburg in the year 1688.  

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

Dec 10   King James II flees London on this day in history.  

Dec 11   King James II arrested on this day in history.  

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] on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1688 pro-James II-earl of Devonshire occupies Nottingham  

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

Dec 23   In the year 1688 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   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   On this day in history 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   Juraj Jánošík, famous Slovak outlaw (d. 1713) was born in the year 1688.  

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 in the year 1688.  

Feb 04   On this day in history 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   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   Rev James Renwick, hanged in Scotland for being a Presbyterian died in the year 1688.  

Mar 09   Claude Mellan, French engraver/cartoonist/painter, dies at 89 on this day in history.  

May 09   Frederick William, Great Elector of Brandenburg, dies at 68 in the year 1688.  

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

May 22   On this day in history johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist, dies at 70  

Jun 03   Maximilian H of Bayern, prince-bishop of Luik, dies at 66 in the year 1688.  

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

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