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1688: Quiz


Question 1: ________ – Death of Friedrich Wilhelm, the "Great Elector" of Brandenburg-Prussia.
January 1March 4April 29April 1

Question 2: ________Philippe Quinault, French dramatist (b.
November 23March 4January 1November 26

Question 3: ________Lionel Cranfield Sackville, 1st Duke of Dorset, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (d.
January 3January 22March 4January 18

Question 4: Perhaps revealingly, he does not attack the Netherlands but instead strikes at the heart of the ________ with about 100,000 soldiers.
Byzantine EmpireGerman EmpireFranciaHoly Roman Empire

Question 5: June 10________, The Old Pretender (d.
Henry Benedict StuartLouisa Maria Teresa StuartJames Francis Edward StuartCharles Edward Stuart

Question 6: ________ – A group of 1,500 Old Believers immolate themselves to avoid capture when troops of the tsar lay siege to their monastery on Lake Onega.
March 4November 23July 20January 1

Question 7: ________Charles du Fresne, sieur du Cange, French philologist (b.
March 4October 23July 20January 1

Question 8: ________Domenico Zipoli, Italian composer (d.
January 1October 9March 4October 17

Question 9: ________Johann Friedrich Fasch, German composer (d.
January 1March 4April 13April 15

Question 10: October 27 – King ________ fires minister Robert Spencer, 2nd Earl of Sunderland.
Charles I of EnglandJames II of EnglandCharles II of EnglandWilliam III of England

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