Historical Events In 1687
Saturday, 31 July 2021
Jan 28 Johannes Hevelius, astronomer (star cataloger), dies on 76th birthday on this day in history.
Jan 30 [Johann] Balthasar Neumann, German architect, baptized on this day in history.
Feb 19 Johann Adam Birkenstock, composer in the year 1687.
Feb 22 Jean-Baptiste Lully, Paris, composer on this day in history.
Mar 19 On this day in history explorer Robert Cavelier de La Salle, searching for the mouth of the Mississippi River, is murdered by his own men.
Mar 19 In the year 1687 rene-Robert Cavelier La Salle, Fren explorer (Louisiana), killed at 43
Mar 28 Constantine Huygens, diplomat/poet/composer (Bluebottles), dies at 90 in the year 1687.
Mar 30 Johann Balthasar Freisslich, composer on this day in history.
Apr 04 English King James II orders his Declaration of Indulgence read in church in the year 1687.
Apr 04 In the year 1687 king James II orders his declaration of indulgence read in church
Apr 12 In the year 1687 ambrose Dixon, Virginia Colony pioneer
Apr 16 George Villiers 2nd duke of Buckingham, dies at 59 on this day in history.
Jun 12 In the year 1687 jurriaen van Streeck, Dutch still life painter, buried
Jul 02 King James II disbands English parliament in the year 1687.
Jul 03 On this day in history arnold Hoogvliet, Dutch poet (Abraham the Patriarch)
Jul 05 In the year 1687 isaac Newton's PRINCIPIA published by Royal Society in England
Jul 06 In the year 1687 newton publishes "Principia"
Aug 04 On this day in history johan Willem Friso, prince of Orange/monarch of Nassau-Dietz [OS]
Aug 12 Charles of Lotharingen defeats Turkish leaders in the year 1687.
Aug 14 Johan Willem Friso, prince of Orange/ruler (Nassau-Dietz) [NS] in the year 1687.
Aug 26 Willem the Fesch, Dutch violinist/composer (Joseph) in the year 1687.
Aug 30 In the year 1687 francesco Maria Vallara, composer
Sep 01 On this day in history measles in Thirteen Colonies
Sep 01 On this day in history unknown, possibly Influenza in South Africa
Sep 09 On this day in history jean-Baptiste Maurice Quinault, composer
Sep 26 Acropolis in Athens attacked by Venetian army trying to eject Turks Parthenon destroyed in war between Turks & Venetians in the year 1687.
Sep 26 In the year 1687 parthenon destroyed in war between Turks & Venetians
Sep 28 Venetians take Athens from the Turks on this day in history.
Oct 11 Hungary accepts Habsburgse sovereignty on this day in history.
Oct 14 On this day in history robert Simson, Scotland, mathematician
Oct 21 Edmund Waller, English poet/plotter (Waller's plot), dies in the year 1687.
Nov 10 Pope Innocent XI publishes decree Coelestis pastor in the year 1687.
Nov 13 On this day in history nell [Eleanor] Gwyn, mistress of Charles II of England, dies at 37
Nov 14 In the year 1687 eleanor "Nell" Gwyn, English mistress of King Charles II, dies at 37