1687 in History – What happened in year 1687

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

In history, year 1687 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 1687.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1687 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
05 julyThe Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica by Isaac Newton was first published, describing his laws of motion and his law of universal gravitation.
26 septemberThe Parthenon in Athens was partially destroyed during an armedconflict between the Venetians under Francesco Morosini and Ottomanforces.


Famous birthdays in the year 1687:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 February Johann Adam Birkenstock / Violinist / Germany
05 DecemberFrancesco Geminiani / Violinist / Italy
07 NovemberWilliam Stukeley / Physician / United Kingdom
07 JuneGaetano Berenstadt / Actor / Italy
12 OctoberSylvius Leopold Weiss / Composer / Germany
14 OctoberRobert Simson / Academic / Scotland
17 SeptemberDurastante Natalucci / Historian / Italy
21 OctoberNicolaus I Bernoulli / Mathematician / Switzerland
23 NovemberJean Baptiste Senaillé / Violinist / France
24 JuneJohann Albrecht Bengel / Scholar / Germany
26 DecemberJohann Georg Pisendel / Violinist / Germany
27 January Johann Balthasar Neumann / Engineer / Germany
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