1688 in History
February 18 Quakers conduct 1st formal protest of slavery in Germantown, Pennsylvania
June 30 Whig-Lords questions prince Willem III van Orange on Protestantism
July 19 Soldiers killed governor of Aerssen in Paramaribo
September 6 Austrian armies occupy Belgrade
September 20 French troops occupies Palts
September 24 France declares war on German
October 1 Prince Willem III accept invitation of English crown to occupy
October 27 King James II fires premier Robert Spencer
November 11 Prince Willem III's invasion fleet sails to England
November 15 Prince Willem III's army lands at Torbay England
November 24 General strategist John Churchill meets Willem III
November 25 Princess Anne flies from London to Nottingham
November 26 Duke of Savoye signs on to League of Augsburg
November 26 French king Louis XIV declares war on Netherlands
November 26 King James II escapes back to London
December 4 General strategist John Churchill joins with Willem III
December 9 King James II's wife and son flee England for France
December 10 King James II flees London
December 11 King James II arrested
December 15 Lord Delamere sides with King James II
December 19 King James II's wife and son flee to France
December 20 Prince Willem III's troops pull into London
December 21 Pro-James II-earl of Devonshire occupies Nottingham
December 22 Pro-James II, Earl of Danby occupies York
December 23 English king Jacob II flees to France
December 25 English king James II lands in Ambleteuse, France
December 25 Lord Delamere sides with King James II
December 31 Pro-James II-earl of Devonshire occupies Nottingham