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Historical Events In 1688

Saturday, 23 March 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 in the year 1688.  

Oct 16   In the year 1688 philips Koninck, painter/etcher, buried at 68  

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

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

Nov 11   Lorenzo Somis, composer in the year 1688.  

Nov 11   In the year 1688 prince Willem III's invasion fleet sails to England  

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

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

Dec 04   General strategist John Churchill joins with Willem III on this day in history.  

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   King James II arrested on this day in history.  

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 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   English king Jacob II flees to France on this day in history.  

Dec 23   Jean-Louis Lully, composer, dies at 21 on this day in history.  

Dec 25   English king James II lands in Ambleteuse, France in the year 1688.  

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   On this day in history birth of lionel Sackville, 1st Duke of Dorset, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (d. 1765)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 28   In the year 1688 birth of jan Maurits Quinkhard, Dutch portrait painter  

Jan 29   On this day in history birth of emmanuel Swedenborg, Sweden, religious leader (Angelic Wisdom)  

Feb 04   Pierre De Marivaux, Paris France, writer (Marianne) was born in the year 1688.  

Feb 07   In the year 1688 birth of maria Louise van Hessen-Kassel, [Marijke Meu], princess of Orange  

Mar 25   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   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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