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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 16th century17th century18th century
Decades: 1650s  1660s  1670s  – 1680s –  1690s  1700s  1710s
Years: 1685 1686 168716881689 1690 1691
1688 in topic:
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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).

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Events of 1688

January–June

July–December

Undated

Births

1688 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1688
MDCLXXXVIII
Ab urbe condita 2441
Armenian calendar 1137
ԹՎ ՌՃԼԷ
Bahá'í calendar -156 – -155
Bengali calendar 1095
Berber calendar 2638
Buddhist calendar 2232
Burmese calendar 1050
Byzantine calendar 7196 – 7197
Chinese calendar 丁卯年十一月廿八日
(4324/4384-11-28)
— to —
戊辰年十二月初九日
(4325/4385-12-9)
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)
Korean calendar 4021
Thai solar calendar 2231
See also Category: 1688 births.

Deaths

See also Category: 1688 deaths.

Quotes

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Simple English

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 16th century - 17th century - 18th century
Decades: 1650s  1660s  1670s  - 1680s -  1690s  1700s  1710s
Years: 1685 1686 1687 - 1688 - 1689 1690 1691
1688 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar1688
Ab urbe condita2441
Chinese calendar4324 – 4325
Hebrew calendar5447 – 5448
Hindu calendars
Vikram Samvat
Shaka Samvat
Kali Yuga

1743 – 1744
1610 – 1611
4789 – 4790
Iranian calendar1066 – 1067
Islamic calendar1108 – 1109
Runic calendar1938

Year 1688 was a leap year that started on a Thursday when using the Gregorian calendar.

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Events

Undated

  • Austria occupies Belgrade.
  • Francesco Morosini becomes Doge of Venice.
  • Fire destroys Bungay in England.
  • Ottoman Turks besiege Vienna.
  • Neuruppin becomes a Prussian garrison town.
  • Antonio Verrio begins work on the Heaven Room at Burghley House.
  • Janez Vajkard Valvasor becomes a member of the Royal Society.
  • The Austrians incite a rebellion against the Ottomans in Bulgaria.

Births

  • January 18 - Lionel Cranfield Sackville, 1st Duke of Dorset, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (died 1765)
  • January 29 - Emanuel Swedenborg Swedish scientist, philosopher, and theologian (died 1772)
  • February 2 - Queen Ulrike Eleonora of Sweden (died 1741)
  • February 4 - Pierre de Marivaux, French playwright (died 1763)
  • March - William Burnet, British colonial administrator (died 1729)
  • April 4 - Joseph-Nicolas Delisle, French astronomer (died 1768)
  • April 15 - Johann Friedrich Fasch, German composer (died 1758)
  • May 22 - Alexander Pope, English poet (died 1744)
  • June 10 - James Francis Edward Stuart, "The Old Pretender" (died 1766)
  • July 19 - Giuseppe Castiglione, Italian missionary to China (died 1766)
  • August 14 - King Frederick William I of Prussia (died 1740)
  • September 12 - Ferdinand Brokoff, Czech sculptor (died 1731)
  • October 17 - Domenico Zipoli, Italian composer (died 1726)
  • October 22 - Nadir Shah of Persia (died 1747)
  • Date Unknown - Charles Rivington, English publisher (died 1742)
See also: Category:1688 births.

Deaths

See also: Category:1688 deaths.krc:1688 джыл







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