On This Day

What Happened on July 19, 1688

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Soldiers killed governor of Aerssen in Paramaribo

Famous Birthdays

  • Giuseppe Castiglione, Italian Jesuit brother and missionary to China, born in Milan, Italy (d. 1766)

Famous Deaths

  • Cornelis van Aerssen, Dutch governor of Suriname (1683-88), murdered at 50