Historical Events In 1688
Thursday, 05 August 2021
Jan 28 Jan Maurits Quinkhard, Dutch portrait painter on this day in history.
Jan 29 In the year 1688 emmanuel Swedenborg, Sweden, religious leader (Angelic Wisdom)
Feb 04 Pierre De Marivaux, Paris France, writer (Marianne) on this day in history.
Feb 04 The birth of Pierre De Marivaux, French writer in the year 1688.
Feb 07 On this day in history maria Louise van Hessen-Kassel, [Marijke Meu], princess of Orange
Feb 17 Rev James Renwick, hanged in Scotland for being a Presbyterian in the year 1688.
Feb 18 In the year 1688 first vote against slavery is recorded in the U.S. in Germantown, PA.
Feb 18 Quakers conduct 1st formal protest of slavery in Germantown, Pa in the year 1688.
Mar 09 Claude Mellan, French engraver/cartoonist/painter, dies at 89 on this day in history.
Mar 25 Johann Gotthilf Ziegler, composer in the year 1688.
Apr 15 On this day in history johann Friedrich Fasch, composer
May 09 On this day in history frederick William, Great Elector of Brandenburg, dies at 68
May 21 On this day in history alexander Pope, England, poet (Rape of the Lock)
May 22 Johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist, dies at 70 in the year 1688.
May 25 Christian August Jacobi, composer on this day in history.
Jun 03 Maximilian H of Bayern, prince-bishop of Luik, dies at 66 on this day in history.
Jun 08 Hans Bontemantel, Amsterdams merchant, buried in the year 1688.
Jun 10 James III Edward, Old Pretender, recognized as King of Britain by Pope on this day in history.
Jun 21 In the year 1688 alexander Pope, English poet (Rape of the Lock)
Jun 26 On this day in history ralph Cudworth, philospher/cleric, dies
Jun 30 In the year 1688 whig-Lords questions prince Willem III van Orange on Protestantism
Jul 01 On this day in history johann Ludwig Steiner, composer
Jul 19 In the year 1688 cornelis van Aerssen, governor of Suriname (1683-88), murdered at 50
Jul 19 On this day in history soldiers killed governor of Aerssen in Paramaribo
Aug 14 Frederik Willem I, king of Prussia (bodyguard of giants) on this day in history.
Aug 15 Frederick-William I, king of Prussia (1713-1740) on this day in history.
Aug 25 Henry Morgan, Welsh lt-governor of Jamaica in the year 1688.
Aug 31 In the year 1688 death in London of John Bunyan, English author of The Pilgrim's Progress.
Aug 31 In the year 1688 john Bunyan, preacher/novelist/author (Pilgrim's Progress), dies
Sep 05 Lukas Fencer, Dutch poet (Fight of Kings & Mice) in the year 1688.
Sep 06 In the year 1688 austrian armies occupy Belgrade
Sep 13 On this day in history luca Antonio Praedieri, composer
Sep 20 In the year 1688 french troops occupies Palts
Sep 24 France declares war on German on this day in history.