On This Day

What Happened on November 26, 1688

Historical Events

  • Duke of Savoye signs on to League of Augsburg

Declaration of War

French King Louis XIV declares war on Netherlands

  • King James II escapes back to London

Famous Deaths

  • Philippe Quinault, French playwright (L'amant Indiscreet), dies at 53
1688 Highlights

About November 26, 1688

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 333 years and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius