Year 1688 (MDCLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Sunday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar.
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1688 in music
The year 1688 in music involved some significant events.
Chiprovtsi Uprising
The Chiprovtsi Uprising (Bulgarian: Чипровско въстание, Chiprovsko vastanie) was an uprising against Ottoman rule organized in northwestern Bulgaria by Roman Catholic Bulgarians, but also involvin...
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Battle of Batočina
The Battle of Batočina was fought from 28 August 1689 to 29 August 1689, near the city of Batočina in central Serbia, between the forces of the Ottoman Empire, and the forces of the Holy Roman Empire ...
Johann Bachstrom
Jan Fryderyk or Johann Friedrich Bachstrom (24 December 1688, near Rawitsch, now Rawicz, Poland - June 1742, Nieswiez, now Nyasvizh, Belarus) was a writer, scientist and Lutheran theologian who spent ...
Siege of Philippsburg (1688)
The Siege of Philippsburg was a siege of the fortress of Philippsburg during the War of the League of Augsburg. It occurred between 27 September and 29 October 1688 and ended in a French victory over ...
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Rupert Billingsley
Rupert Billingsley (born 1644, date of death unknown) was an English soldier who secured the garrison and town of Berwick on Tweed for William of Orange during the Glorious Revolution in 1688.
Giacomo Boni (painter)
Giacomo Boni (28 April 1688 – 7 January 1766) was an Italian painter of the late-Baroque period, active mainly in Genoa.
He was born in Bologna, and became a pupil of Marcantonio Franceschini, and...
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Nine Years' War
The Nine Years' War (1688–97) – often called the War of the Grand Alliance or the War of the League of Augsburg – was a major war of the late 17th century fought between King Louis XIV of France, and ...
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Council of Wales and the Marches
The Council of Wales and the Marches was a regional administrative body based in Ludlow Castle within the Kingdom of England between the 15th and 17th centuries, similar to the Council of the North. I...
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William Cheselden
William Cheselden (/ˈtʃɛsəldən/; 19 October 1688 – 10 April 1752) was an English surgeon and teacher of anatomy and surgery, who was influential in establishing surgery as a scientific medical profess...
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Coronation Oath Act 1688
The Coronation Oath Act 1688 (1 Will & Mary c 6) is an Act of the Parliament of England. It was passed in 1689. The preamble noted that "by the Law and Ancient Usage of this Realm" the monarchs of...
Simony Act 1688
The Simony Act 1688 (1 Will & Mary c 16) is an Act of the Parliament of England.This Act was partly in force in Great Britain at the end of 2010.
This section, from "bee it" to "aforesaid that...
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Habeas Corpus Suspension Acts of 1688
The Habeas Corpus Suspension Acts of 1688 were three Acts of the Parliament of England (1 Will. & Mar. cc. 2, 7 & 19) which temporarily suspended the right of habeas corpus in England until 17...
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