On This Day

Events in History in November 1688

  • Nov 11 Prince Willem III's invasion fleet sails to England
  • Nov 15 Prince Willem III's army lands at Torbay, England; the 'Glorious Revolution' commences

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

Nov 24 General strategist John Churchill meets William III

King of England William III
King of England
William III
General John Churchill
General
John Churchill
  • Nov 26 Duke of Savoye signs on to League of Augsburg

BattleDeclaration of War

Nov 26 French King Louis XIV declares war on Netherlands

The Sun King of France Louis XIV
The Sun King of France
Louis XIV
  • Nov 26 King James II escapes back to London