Historical Events In 1688
Monday, 12 April 2021
Jan 28 In the year 1688 jan Maurits Quinkhard, Dutch portrait painter
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 In the year 1688 the birth of Pierre De Marivaux, French writer.
Feb 07 Maria Louise van Hessen-Kassel, [Marijke Meu], princess of Orange in the year 1688.
Feb 17 Rev James Renwick, hanged in Scotland for being a Presbyterian on this day in history.
Feb 18 First vote against slavery is recorded in the U.S. in Germantown, PA in the year 1688.
Feb 18 On this day in history quakers conduct 1st formal protest of slavery in Germantown, Pa
Mar 09 Claude Mellan, French engraver/cartoonist/painter, dies at 89 on this day in history.
Mar 25 Johann Gotthilf Ziegler, composer on this day in history.
Apr 15 In the year 1688 johann Friedrich Fasch, composer
May 09 On this day in history frederick William, Great Elector of Brandenburg, dies at 68
May 21 Alexander Pope, England, poet (Rape of the Lock) in the year 1688.
May 22 In the year 1688 johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist, dies at 70
May 25 Christian August Jacobi, composer on this day in history.
Jun 03 In the year 1688 maximilian H of Bayern, prince-bishop of Luik, dies at 66
Jun 08 On this day in history hans Bontemantel, Amsterdams merchant, buried
Jun 10 On this day in history james III Edward, Old Pretender, recognized as King of Britain by Pope
Jun 21 Alexander Pope, English poet (Rape of the Lock) in the year 1688.
Jun 26 Ralph Cudworth, philospher/cleric, dies in the year 1688.
Jun 30 On this day in history whig-Lords questions prince Willem III van Orange on Protestantism
Jul 01 Johann Ludwig Steiner, composer in the year 1688.
Jul 19 Cornelis van Aerssen, governor of Suriname (1683-88), murdered at 50 in the year 1688.
Jul 19 In the year 1688 soldiers killed governor of Aerssen in Paramaribo
Aug 14 In the year 1688 frederik Willem I, king of Prussia (bodyguard of giants)
Aug 15 Frederick-William I, king of Prussia (1713-1740) on this day in history.
Aug 25 In the year 1688 henry Morgan, Welsh lt-governor of Jamaica
Aug 31 Death in London of John Bunyan, English author of The Pilgrim's Progress in the year 1688.
Aug 31 On this day in history john Bunyan, preacher/novelist/author (Pilgrim's Progress), dies
Sep 05 In the year 1688 lukas Fencer, Dutch poet (Fight of Kings & Mice)
Sep 06 On this day in history austrian armies occupy Belgrade
Sep 13 Luca Antonio Praedieri, composer on this day in history.
Sep 20 On this day in history french troops occupies Palts
Sep 24 France declares war on German in the year 1688.