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Born on Friday May 16, 1687
Died on Friday May 16, 1687



Born on May 16

Died on May 16

Names that were popular for boys in 1687
  1. Jan
  2. Cornelis
  3. Joannes
  4. Jean
  5. Jacob
  6. Pieter
  7. Johannes
  8. Petrus
  9. Willem
  10. Pierre
  11. Hendrik
  12. Jacobus
  13. Johann
  14. Gerrit
  15. John
  16. Johan
Names that were popular for girls in 1687
  1. Maria
  2. Anna
  3. Marie
  4. Catharina
  5. Elisabeth
  6. Joanna
  7. Cornelia
  8. Jeanne
  9. Neeltje
  10. Anne
  11. Johanna
  12. Jannetje
  13. Trijntje
  14. Mary
  15. Lijsbeth
  16. Grietje

Source: Wikipedia Historical context 1687
  • Stadhouder Prins Willem III (Huis van Oranje) was from 1672 till 1702 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden)
  • March 19 » Explorer Robert Cavelier de La Salle, searching for the mouth of the Mississippi River, is murdered by his own men.
  • July 5 » Isaac Newton publishes Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica.
  • August 12 » Battle of Mohács: Charles of Lorraine defeats the Ottoman Empire.
  • September 26 » Morean War: The Parthenon in Athens, used as a gunpowder depot by the Ottoman garrison, is partially destroyed after being bombarded during the Siege of the Acropolis by Venetian forces.
  • December 31 » The first Huguenots set sail from France to the Cape of Good Hope.