Historical Events In 1688
Sunday, 04 June 2023
Jan 28 On this day in history jan Maurits Quinkhard, Dutch portrait painter
Jan 29 In the year 1688 emmanuel Swedenborg, Sweden, religious leader (Angelic Wisdom)
Feb 04 In the year 1688 pierre De Marivaux, Paris France, writer (Marianne)
Feb 04 The birth of Pierre De Marivaux, French writer on this day in history.
Feb 07 In the year 1688 maria Louise van Hessen-Kassel, [Marijke Meu], princess of Orange
Feb 17 On this day in history rev James Renwick, hanged in Scotland for being a Presbyterian
Feb 18 First vote against slavery is recorded in the U.S. in Germantown, PA in the year 1688.
Feb 18 Quakers conduct 1st formal protest of slavery in Germantown, Pa on this day in history.
Mar 09 Claude Mellan, French engraver/cartoonist/painter, dies at 89 in the year 1688.
Mar 25 On this day in history johann Gotthilf Ziegler, composer
Apr 15 Johann Friedrich Fasch, composer on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
May 25 On this day in history christian August Jacobi, composer
Jun 03 In the year 1688 maximilian H of Bayern, prince-bishop of Luik, dies at 66
Jun 08 In the year 1688 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 On this day in history alexander Pope, English poet (Rape of the Lock)
Jun 26 Ralph Cudworth, philospher/cleric, dies in the year 1688.
Jun 30 Whig-Lords questions prince Willem III van Orange on Protestantism in the year 1688.
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 Soldiers killed governor of Aerssen in Paramaribo on this day in history.
Aug 14 Frederik Willem I, king of Prussia (bodyguard of giants) in the year 1688.
Aug 15 Frederick-William I, king of Prussia (1713-1740) in the year 1688.
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 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 Austrian armies occupy Belgrade in the year 1688.
Sep 13 Luca Antonio Praedieri, composer in the year 1688.
Sep 20 In the year 1688 french troops occupies Palts
Sep 24 France declares war on German on this day in history.
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