On This Day

What Happened on November 26, 1688

Historical Events

  • Duke of Savoye signs on to League of Augsburg

BattleDeclaration of War

French King Louis XIV declares war on Netherlands

The Sun King of France Louis XIV
The Sun King of France
Louis XIV
  • 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? 332 years and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius