On This Day

July 1688 in History

Events in History

  • Jul 19 Soldiers killed governor of Aerssen in Paramaribo

Birthdays in History

  • Jul 19 Giuseppe Castiglione, Italian Jesuit brother and missionary to China, born in Milan, Italy (d. 1766)

Deaths in History

  • Jul 11 King Narai of Siam (b. 1629)
  • Jul 19 Cornelis van Aerssen, Dutch governor of Suriname (1683-88), murdered at 50
  • Jul 21 James Butler, 1st Duke of Ormonde, English statesman and soldier (b. 1610)