1686 in History – What happened in year 1686

✅ Published on March 28th, 2009 in 17th Century in History

In history, year 1686 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1686.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1686 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident


Famous birthdays in the year 1686:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
06 JulyAntoine de Jussieu / Academic / France
09 JulyPhilip Livingston / Politician / United States of America
09 JuneAndrey Osterman / Politician / Germany
09 AprilJames Craggs the Younger / Politician / United Kingdom
12 AugustJohn Balguy / Author / United Kingdom
15 OctoberAllan Ramsay / Poet / Scotland
15 DecemberJean-Joseph Fiocco / Violinist / Belgium
17 January Archibald Bower / Author / Scotland
17 March Jean-Baptiste Oudry / Painter / France
17 AugustNicola Porpora / Educator / Italy
19 AprilVasily Tatishchev / Politician / Russia
19 AugustEustace Budgell / Politician / United Kingdom
24 MayDaniel Gabriel Fahrenheit / Engineer / Germany
25 DecemberGiovanni Battista Somis / Violinist / Italy
29 AprilPeregrine Bertie / Politician / United Kingdom
30 MayAntonina Houbraken / Illustrator / Netherlands
31 January Hans Egede / Explorer / Norway
31 OctoberSenesino / Actor / Italy
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