On This Day

June 1688 in History

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 30 Whig Lords questions prince William III of Orange on Protestantism

King of England William III
King of England
William III

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 10 James Francis Edward Stuart "The old Pretender", Jacobite claimant to the thrones of England and Scotland after the death of his father James II, born in St James's Palace, London, Kingdom of England (d. 1766)

Deaths in History

  • Jun 3 Maximilian Henry of Bayern, Archbishop-Elector of Cologne, Bishop of Hildesheim and Bishop of Liège, dies at 66
  • Jun 5 Constantine Phaulkon, Greek adventurer (b. 1667)
  • Jun 8 Hans Bontemantel, Amsterdams merchant, buried
  • Jun 26 Ralph Cudworth, philosopher/cleric, dies