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Centuries: 16th century - 17th century - 18th century
Decades: 1650s  1660s  1670s  - 1680s -  1690s  1700s  1710s
Years: 1685 1686 1687 - 1688 - 1689 1690 1691
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Year 1688 (MDCLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Sunday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... (15th century - 16th century - 17th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 16th century was that century which lasted from 1501 to 1600. ... (16th century - 17th century - 18th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 17th century was that century which lasted from 1601-1700. ... (17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... Significant Events and Trends World Leaders King Frederick III of Denmark (1648 - 1670). ... Events and Trends Samuel Pepys begins his famous diary in 1660 and ends it, due to failing eyesight in 1669. ... Events and Trends Newton and Leibniz independently discover calculus. ... Events and Trends The Treaty of Ratisbon between France and England in 1684 ended the Age of Buccaneers. ... Events and Trends Thomas Neale designed Seven Dials The Salem Witchcraft Trials are held in Massachusetts Bay Colony (1692). ... Events and trends The Bonneville Slide blocks the Columbia River near the site of present-day Cascade Locks, Oregon with a land bridge 200 feet (60 m) high. ... Events and Trends World Leaders King Louis XIV of France (1643 - 1715) Philippe II of Orléans, Regent of France (1715 - 1723). ... This page indexes the individual years pages. ... Events February 6 - James Stuart, Duke of York becomes King James II of England and Ireland and King James VII of Scotland. ... 1686 (MDCLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Events March 19 - The men under explorer Robert Cavelier de La Salle murder him while searching for the mouth of the Mississippi River. ... Year 1689 (MDCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Events Giovanni Domenico Cassini observes differential rotation within Jupiters atmosphere. ... Events March 5 - French troops under Marshal Louis-Francois de Boufflers besiege the Spanish-held town of Mons March 20 - Leislers Rebellion - New governor arrives in New York - Jacob Leisler surrenders after standoff of several hours March 29 - Siege of Mons ends to the city’s surrender May 6... See also: 1670s in architecture, other events of the 1680s, 1690s in architecture and the architecture timeline. ... // (unknown) (unknown) Gao Xiang, Qing Chinese painter, and one of the Eight Eccentrics of Yangzhou (d. ... See also: 1687 in literature, other events of 1688, 1689 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1687 in music, other events of 1688, 1689 in music and the list of years in music. // Events Published popular music Lilliburlero in popular circulation Classical music John Blow - Ode for New Years Day Opera Births April 15 - Johann Friedrich Fasch, composer October 17 - Domenico Zipoli, composer... The year 1688 in science and technology included many events, some of which are listed here. ... 1687 state leaders - Events of 1688 - 1689 state leaders - State leaders by year See also: List of religious leaders in 1688 List of international organization leaders in 1688 List of colonial governors in 1688 Asia China (Qing Dynasty) - Kangxi, Emperor of China (1662-1722) Japan - Monarch - Higashiyama, Emperor of Japan... 1687 colonial governors - Events of 1688 - 1689 colonial governors - Colonial governors by year See also: List of state leaders in 1688 Portugal Angola - Luís Lobo da Silva, Governor of Angola (1684-1698) João de Lencastre, Governor of Angola (1688-1691) Categories: 1688 | Lists of colonial governors by year... Roman numerals are a numeral system originating in ancient Rome, adapted from Etruscan numerals. ... This is a calendar for any leap year starting on Thursday (dominical letter DC), e. ... For the calendar of religious holidays and periods, see liturgical year. ... Here is a calendar for any leap year starting on Sunday (dominical letter AG). ... The Julian calendar was a reform of the Roman calendar which was introduced by Julius Caesar in 46 BC and came into force in 45 BC (709 ab urbe condita). ...

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Events of 1688

January - June

William Dampier, pirate, navigator and explorer William Dampier (baptised 5 September 1651 – died March 1715) was an English buccaneer, sea captain, author and scientific observer. ... is the 108th day of the year (109th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Germantown was originally the Borough of Germantown, a town in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, and is today a neighborhood in the Northwest Philadelphia section of the city of Philadelphia, about six miles northwest from the center of the city. ... Quaker redirects here. ... is the 119th day of the year (120th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Frederick I of Prussia (German: , July 11, 1657 – February 25, 1713), of the Hohenzollern dynasty, was (as Frederick III; ) Elector of Brandenburg (1688–1713) and the first King in Prussia (1701 – 1713). ... The prince-electors or electoral princes of the Holy Roman Empire — German: Kurfürst (singular) Kurfürsten (plural) — were the members of the electoral college of the Holy Roman Empire, having the function of electing the Emperors of Germany. ... For the similarly spelled Brandenberg, see Brandenberg (Austria) or Brandenburg (disambiguation) Location Coordinates , , Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2) Administration Country NUTS Region DE4 Capital Potsdam Minister-President Matthias Platzeck (SPD) Governing parties SPD / CDU Votes in Bundesrat 4 (of 69) Basic statistics Area  29,479 km² (11,382... is the 181st day of the year (182nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Immortal Seven were seven notable English citizens who issued the Invitation to William, a document asking William of Orange to depose James II in favour of Williams wife Mary, culminating in the Glorious Revolution. ... William III King of England, Scotland and Ireland William III and II (14 November 1650–8 March 1702; also known as William Henry and William of Orange) was Prince of Orange from his birth, King of England and Ireland from 13 February 1689, and King of Scotland from 11 April... Mary II (30 April 1662–28 December 1694) reigned as Queen of England and Ireland from 13 February 1689, and as Queen of Scots (as Mary II of Scotland) from 11 April 1689 until her death. ... James II and VII (14 October 1633 – 16 September 1701)[2] was King of England, King of Scots,[1] and King of Ireland from 6 February 1685 to 11 December 1688. ...

July - December

Phetracha (alternative spellings: Bedraja, Petraja, Petraja, Petratcha; also called Phra Phetracha; Thai สมเด็จพระเพทราชา) (d. ... The term Glorious Revolution refers to the generally popular overthrow of James II of England in 1688. ... The kingdom of Ayutthaya (Thai: ) was a Thai kingdom that existed from 1350 to 1767. ... is the 300th day of the year (301st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... James II and VII (14 October 1633 – 16 September 1701)[2] was King of England, King of Scots,[1] and King of Ireland from 6 February 1685 to 11 December 1688. ... A minister or a secretary is a politician who holds significant public office in a national or regional government. ... Robert Spencer, 2nd Earl of Sunderland (1640 - September 28, 1702) was an English statesman and nobleman. ... is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Glorious Revolution, also called the Revolution of 1688, was the overthrow of King James II of England (VII of Scotland) in 1688 by a union of Parliamentarians and the Dutch stadtholder William III of Orange-Nassau (William of Orange), who as a result ascended the English throne as William... William III (14 November 1650 – 8 March 1702) was the Prince of Orange from his birth, Stadtholder of the main provinces of the Dutch Republic from 28 June 1672, King of England and King of Ireland from 13 February 1689, and King of Scots (under the name William II) from... Brixham (IPA: ) is a small town in the county of Devon, in the south-west of England. ... James II and VII (14 October 1633 – 16 September 1701)[2] was King of England, King of Scots,[1] and King of Ireland from 6 February 1685 to 11 December 1688. ... is the 313th day of the year (314th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The city of Exeter is the county town of Devon, in the southwest of England, also known as the West Country. ... is the 327th day of the year (328th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... In the context of Russian Orthodox church history, the Old Believers (Russian: ) separated after 1666 - 1667 from the hierarchy of the Russian Orthodox Church as a protest against church reforms introduced by Patriarch Nikon. ... Thích Quảng Đức pictured during his self-immolation. ... Peter the Great or Pyotr Alexeyevich Romanov (Russian: Пётр I Алексеевич Pyotr I Alekse`yevich, Пётр Великий Pyotr Veli`kiy) (9 June 1672 – 8 February 1725 [30 May 1672–28 January 1725 O.S.][1]) ruled Russia from 7 May (27 April O.S.) 1682 until his death, jointly ruling before 1696 with his... A siege is a military blockade of a city or fortress with the intent of conquering by force or attrition, often accompanied by an assault. ... Monastery of St. ... Lake Onega (also known as Onego, Onezhskoe ozero (from Russian, Онежское озеро), and Onezhskoe lake) is a lake in the Russian Federation. ... is the 330th day of the year (331st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... Louis XIV redirects here. ... This article is about the medieval empire. ... Combatants  Denmark Dutch Republic, England,[3]  Holy Roman Empire,  Portugal Duchy of Savoy, Spain,  Sweden France, Jacobites Commanders William III, Prince Waldeck, Duke of Savoy, Duke of Lorraine , Elector of Bavaria, Prince of Baden Louis XIV, Duc de Luxembourg â€ , Duc de Villeroi, Duc de Lorge, Duc de Boufflers, Nicolas Catinat... For other uses, see Europe (disambiguation). ... For other uses of terms redirecting here, see US (disambiguation), USA (disambiguation), and United States (disambiguation) Motto In God We Trust(since 1956) (From Many, One; Latin, traditional) Anthem The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City National language English (de facto)1 Demonym American... is the 345th day of the year (346th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... James II and VII (14 October 1633 – 16 September 1701)[2] was King of England, King of Scots,[1] and King of Ireland from 6 February 1685 to 11 December 1688. ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ...

Undated

For other uses, see Belgrade (disambiguation). ... Francesco Morosini was the Doge of Venice from 1688 to 1694, at the height of the Great Turkish War. ... Grand Procession of the Doge, 16th century For about a thousand years, the chief magistrate and leader of the Most Serene Republic of Venice was styled the Doge, a rare but not unique Italian title derived from the Latin Dux, as the major Italian parallel Duce and the English Duke. ... Bungay is a small town in Suffolk (East Anglia, England), within The Broads National Park. ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... Motto دولت ابد مدت Devlet-i Ebed-müddet (The Eternal State) Anthem Ottoman imperial anthem Borders in 1683, see: list of territories Capital Söğüt (1299–1326) Bursa (1326–1365) Edirne (1365–1453) Constantinople (1453–1922) Government Monarchy Sultans  - 1281–1326 (first) Osman I  - 1918–22 (last) Mehmed VI Grand Viziers  - 1320... For other uses, see Vienna (disambiguation). ... Neuruppin is a town in Brandenburg, Germany. ... For other uses, see Prussia (disambiguation). ... This page is a candidate to be copied to Wiktionary. ... Antonio Verrio (1639-1707) was a decorative painter of Italian origin. ... Burghley House Burghley House is a grand 16th-century English country house near the town of Stamford in Lincolnshire. ... Baron Janez Vajkard Valvasor (also spelled Johann Weichert) (baptized on May 28, 1641 - died on September 19, 1693), was a Slovenian nobleman, scholar, and polymath, member of the Royal Society. ... For other uses, see Royal Society (disambiguation). ... The Ottoman Empire at the height of its power Imperial motto El Muzaffer Daima The Ever Victorious (as written in tugra) Official language Ottoman Turkish Capital İstanbul ( Constantinople/Asitane/Konstantiniyye ) Sovereigns Sultans of the Osmanli Dynasty Population ca 40 million Area 12+ million km² Establishment 1299 Dissolution October 29, 1923...

Births

1688 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1688
MDCLXXXVIII
Ab urbe condita 2441
Armenian calendar 1137
ԹՎ ՌՃԼԷ
Bahá'í calendar -156 – -155
Berber calendar 2638
Buddhist calendar 2232
Burmese calendar 1050
Chinese calendar 4324/4384-11-28
(丁卯年十一月廿八日)
— to —
4325/4385-12-9
(戊辰年十二月初九日)
Coptic calendar 1404 – 1405
Ethiopian calendar 1680 – 1681
Hebrew calendar 5448 – 5449
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1743 – 1744
 - Shaka Samvat 1610 – 1611
 - Kali Yuga 4789 – 4790
Holocene calendar 11688
Iranian calendar 1066 – 1067
Islamic calendar 1099 – 1100
Japanese calendar Jōkyō 5Genroku 1
(元禄元年)
 - Imperial Year Kōki 2348
(皇紀2348年)
Korean calendar 4021
Thai solar calendar 2231
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For the calendar of religious holidays and periods, see liturgical year. ... Ab urbe condita (related with Anno urbis conditae: AUC or a. ... The Armenian calendar uses the Armenian numerals. ... The Baháí calendar, also called the Badí‘ calendar, used by the Baháí Faith, is a solar calendar with regular years of 365 days, and leap years of 366 days. ... The Berber calendar is the annual calendar used by Berber people in North Africa. ... The Buddhist calendar is used on mainland southeast Asia in the countries of Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Myanmar (formerly Burma) in several related forms. ... This article or section uses Burmese characters which may be rendered incorrectly. ... The Chinese calendar is a lunisolar calendar, incorporating elements of a lunar calendar with those of a solar calendar. ... The Chinese sexagenary cycle (Chinese: ; pinyin: ) is a cyclic numeral system of 60 combinations of the two basic cycles, the ten Heavenly Stems (天干; tiāngān) and the twelve Earthly Branches (地支; dìzhÄ«). These have been traditionally used as a means of numbering days and years, not only in China... The Chinese sexagenary cycle (Chinese: ; pinyin: ) is a cyclic numeral system of 60 combinations of the two basic cycles, the ten Heavenly Stems (天干; tiāngān) and the twelve Earthly Branches (地支; dìzhÄ«). These have been traditionally used as a means of numbering days and years, not only in China... The Coptic calendar, also called the Alexandrian calendar, is used by the Coptic Orthodox Church. ... The Ethiopian calendar (Amharic: የኢትዮጵያ ዘመን አቆጣጠር ), also called the Geez calendar, is the principal calendar used in Ethiopia and is also the liturgical year of Christians in Eritrea belonging to the Eritrean Orthodox Tewahdo Church, Eastern Catholic Church of Eritrea and Lutheran (Evangelical Church of Eritrea), where it is commonly known... The Hebrew calendar (‎) or Jewish calendar is the calendar used by Jews for religious purposes. ... A page from the Hindu calendar 1871-72. ... It has been suggested that Bikram Samwat be merged into this article or section. ... The Indian national calendar (sometimes called Saka calendar) is the official civil calendar in use in India. ... Kali Yuga is also the title of a book by Roland Charles Wagner. ... H.E. redirects here. ... The Iranian calendar (Persian: ), also known as Persian calendar or (mistakenly) the Jalāli Calendar is an astronomical solar calendar currently used in Iran and Afghanistan as the main official calendar. ... The Islamic calendar or Muslim calendar (Arabic: التقويم الهجري; at-taqwÄ«m al-hijrÄ«; Persian: تقویم هجري قمری ‎ taqwÄ«m-e hejri-ye qamari; also called the Hijri calendar) is the calendar used to date events in many predominantly Muslim countries, and used by Muslims everywhere to determine the proper day on which to celebrate... Koinobori, flags decorated like koi, are popular decorations around Childrens Day This mural on the wall of a Tokyo subway station celebrates Hazuki, the eighth month. ... Jōkyō (貞享) was a Japanese era after Tenna and before Genroku and spanned from 1684 to 1688. ... Genroku ) was a Japanese era name , lit. ... Japanese era name (年号, nengō, lit. ... The traditional Korean calendar is directly derived from the Asian calendar. ... The Thai solar, or Suriyakati (สุริยคติ), calendar is used in traditional and official contexts in Thailand, although the Western calendar is sometimes used in business. ... is the 18th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Lionel Cranfield Sackville, 1st Duke Of Dorset (January 18, 1688 - October 10, 1765) was an English political leader and Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. ... Year 1765 (MDCCLXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). ... is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Emanuel Swedenborg, 75, holding the manuscript of Apocalypsis Revelata (1766). ... Year 1772 (MDCCLXXII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Sunday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). ... is the 33rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Queen Ulrika Eleonora of Sweden (February 23, 1688 - November 24, 1741) was Queen regnant of Sweden from 1719 to 1720 and then Queen consort until her death. ... // Events April 10 - Austrian army attack troops of Frederick the Great at Mollwitz August 10 - Raja of Travancore defeats Dutch East India Company naval expedition at Battle of Colachel December 19 - Vitus Bering dies in his expedition east of Siberia December 25 - Anders Celsius develops his own thermometer scale Celsius... is the 35th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Pierre Carlet de Chamblain de Marivaux (February 4, 1688 - February 12, 1763), French novelist and dramatist, was born at Paris. ... 1763 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into William Burnet (1688-1728). ... Events July 30 - Baltimore, Maryland is founded. ... is the 94th day of the year (95th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... One of the 11 sons of Claude Delisle (1644–1720), Joseph-Nicolas Delisle was born in Paris on April 4, 1688. ... 1768 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... is the 105th day of the year (106th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Johann Friedrich Fasch (April 15, 1688 – December 5, 1758) was a German composer. ... Year 1758 (MDCCLVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). ... is the 142nd day of the year (143rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Alexander Pope (disambiguation). ... // Events The third French and Indian War, known as King Georges War, breaks out at Port Royal, Nova Scotia The First Saudi State founded by Mohammed Ibn Saud Prague occupied by Prussian armies Ongoing events War of the Austrian Succession (1740-1748) Births January 10 - Thomas Mifflin, fifth President... is the 161st day of the year (162nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... James Francis Edward Stuart, the Old Pretender Prince James Francis Edward Stuart or Stewart, the Old Pretender, (10 June 1688 – 1 January 1766) was the son of the deposed King James II of England and VII of Scots, and as such laid claim to the English and Scottish thrones (as... 1766 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... is the 200th day of the year (201st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Giuseppe Castiglione (郎世宁 1688-1766) was a Jesuit missionary to China. ... 1766 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... is the 226th day of the year (227th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Frederick William I (German: Friedrich Wilhelm I) (August 14, 1688 – May 31, 1740) of the House of Hohenzollern, was the King in Prussia from 1713 until his death. ... Events May 31 - Friedrich II comes to power in Prussia upon the death of his father, Friedrich Wilhelm I. October 20 - Maria Theresia of Austria inherits the Habsburg hereditary dominions (Austria, Bohemia, Hungary and present-day Belgium). ... is the 255th day of the year (256th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ferdinand Maxmilian Brokoff (Czech: Ferdinand Maxmilián Brokoff, 12 September 1688 in Červený Hrádek near Chomutov, Bohemia - 8 March 1731 in Prague) was a Czech sculptor and carver of the baroque era. ... Events 10 Downing Street becomes the official residence of the United Kingdoms Prime Minister when Robert Walpole moves in. ... is the 290th day of the year (291st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Domenico Zipoli (October 17, 1688 – January 2, 1726) was an Italian Baroque composer. ... Events George Friderich Handel becomes a British subject. ... is the 295th day of the year (296th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Nadir Shah’s portrait from the collection of Smithsonian Institute Nadir Shah (Persian: نادر شاه) (Nadir Qoli Beg (Persian: نادر قلی بیگ), also Tahmasp-Qoli Khan (Persian: تهماسپ قلی خان) also Nadir Shah Afshar (Persian: نادر شاه افشار) ) (October 22, 1688 - June 19, 1747) ruled as Shah of Iran (1736–47) and was the founder of the short-lived Turkic Afsharid... For other uses of this term see: Persia (disambiguation) The Persian Empire is the name used to refer to a number of historic dynasties that have ruled the country of Persia (Iran). ... Year 1747 (MDCCXLVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). ... Charles Rivington (1688 - February 22, 1742), British publisher, was born at Chesterfield, Derbyshire, in 1688. ... // Events January 24 - Charles VII Albert becomes Holy Roman Emperor. ...

Deaths

See also Category: 1688 deaths.
is the 7th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... James Howard, 3rd Earl of Suffolk (February 10, 1619/1620- January 7, 1688), was grandson of Thomas Howard, 1st Earl of Suffolk, and thus was himself 3rd Earl of Suffolk and 3rd Baron Howard de Walden. ... is the 33rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Other topics that could fall under Duquesne can be found at Marquis Duquesne (disambiguation) Marquis Abraham Duquesne Marquis Abraham Duquesne (1610 – February 2, 1688) was a French naval officer, who also saw service as an admiral in the Swedish navy. ... // Events January 7 - Galileo Galilei discovers the Galilean moons of Jupiter. ... is the 119th day of the year (120th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Friedrich Wilhelm I of Brandenburg. ... Year 1620 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Saturday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... May 14 is the 134th day of the year (135th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Antoine Furetière (December 28, 1619 - May 14, 1688), French scholar and miscellaneous writer, was born in Paris. ... Events May 13 - Dutch statesman Johan van Oldenbarnevelt is executed in The Hague after having been accused of treason. ... is the 156th day of the year (157th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Constantine Phaulkon (born Κωνσταντίνος Γεράκης or Constantinos Gerakis; Gerakis is the Greek word for Phaulkon) (1647 - June 5, 1688) was a Greek adventurer, who became first counsellor to King Narai of Ayutthaya. ... // Events January 20 - Poland cedes Kyiv, Smolensk, and eastern Ukraine to Russia in the Treaty of Andrusovo that put a final end to the Deluge, and Poland lost its status as a Central European power. ... is the 177th day of the year (178th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ralph Cudworth (1617 - June 26, 1688) was an English philosopher, the leader of the Cambridge Platonists. ... Events Change of emperor of the Ottoman Empire from Ahmed I (1603-1617) to Mustafa I (1617-1623). ... is the 192nd day of the year (193rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... King Narai the Great (Thai สมเด็จพระนารายณ์มหาราช) (died July 11, 1688) became king of the Ayutthaya kingdom or Siam, todays Thailand, in 1655. ... Events January 14 - Connecticuts first constitution, the Fundamental Orders, is adopted. ... is the 202nd day of the year (203rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... James Butler, 1st Duke of Ormonde (October 19, 1610 – July 21, 1688), was an Anglo-Irish statesman and soldier. ... // Events January 7 - Galileo Galilei discovers the Galilean moons of Jupiter. ... is the 237th day of the year (238th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Sir Henry Morgan (Hari Morgan in Welsh), (ca. ... Events February 10 - The Académie française in Paris is expanded to become a national academy for the artistic elite. ... is the 243rd day of the year (244th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... John Bunyan. ... 1628 was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... is the 245th day of the year (246th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Sir Robert Viner, 1st Baronet, (1631 - September 2, 1688), Lord Mayor of London, was born in Warwick, but migrated in early life to London, where he was apprenticed to his uncle, Sir Thomas Viner (1558-1665), a goldsmith, who was lord mayor of London in 1653-1654, and who was... // Events February 5 - Roger Williams emigrates to Boston. ... is the 279th day of the year (280th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Christopher Monck, 2nd Duke of Albemarle (14 August 1653 - 6 October 1688) was an English statesman and failed soldier. ... Events February 2 - New Amsterdam (later renamed New York City) is incorporated. ... is the 296th day of the year (297th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Charles du Fresne, sieur du Cange or Ducange (Amiens, December 18, 1610 – Paris, October 23, 1688) was a distinguished philologist and historian of the Middle Ages and Byzantium. ... // Events January 7 - Galileo Galilei discovers the Galilean moons of Jupiter. ... is the 330th day of the year (331st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Philippe Quinault (June 3, 1635 - November 26, 1688), French dramatist and librettist, was born in Paris on the 3rd of June 1635. ... Events February 10 - The Académie française in Paris is expanded to become a national academy for the artistic elite. ... is the 349th day of the year (350th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Gaspar Fagel, painted by Johannes Vollevens Gaspar Fagel (January 25, 1634, The Hague - December 15, 1688) was a Dutch statesman. ... Events Moses Amyrauts Traite de la predestination is published Curaçao captured by the Dutch Treaty of Polianovska First meeting of the Académie française The witchcraft affair at Loudun Jean Nicolet lands at Green Bay, Wisconsin Opening of Covent Garden Market in London English establish a settlement...

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