Historical Events Happened In 1689
Tuesday, 13 October 2015
Jan 01 Pro-James II-earl of Danby occupies York in the year 1689.
Jan 18 In the year 1689 charles de Montesquieu, France, philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes)
Jan 18 The birth of Charles de Montesquieu, French philosopher in the year 1689.
Jan 22 In the year 1689 lord Halifax becomes Speaker of English House of Lords
Jan 26 On this day in history jean Racine's "Esther," premieres in Saint-Cyr
Jan 28 On this day in history english parliament ends king Charles II reign
Jan 29 Hubert K Poot, Dutch poet in the year 1689.
Feb 13 In the year 1689 british Parliament adopts Bill of Rights
Feb 14 On this day in history english parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince Willem III on the throne
Feb 15 On this day in history german Parliament declares war on France
Feb 21 Isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies in the year 1689.
Feb 23 Dutch prince William III proclaimed king of England in the year 1689.
Mar 12 In the year 1689 former English King James II lands in Ireland
Mar 14 In the year 1689 scotland dismisses Willem III & Mary Stuart as king & queen
Mar 14 Scotland dismisses Willem III and Mary Stuart as king and queen on this day in history.
Mar 16 On this day in history the 23rd Regiment of Foot or Royal Welch Fusiliers is founded.
Apr 11 William III & Mary II crowned as joint rulers of Britain on this day in history.
Apr 15 Ferdinand Zellbell, composer on this day in history.
Apr 15 French king Louis XIV declares war on Spain on this day in history.
Apr 18 In the year 1689 death of British Chief Justice Judge George Jeffreys in the Tower of London. He presided over the "Bloody Assizes" following the Monmouth Rebellion of 1685.
Apr 18 George Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem/infamous judge, dies on this day in history.
Apr 19 Christina, Queen of Sweden (1644-54), dies on this day in history.
Apr 20 On this day in history the former King James II of England, now deposed, lays siege to Derry.
Apr 21 On this day in history william III & Mary Stuart proclaimed king & queen of England
May 09 English King Willem III declares war on France on this day in history.
May 11 Battle of Bantry Bay, French & English naval battle in the year 1689.
May 12 England & Netherlands form League of Augsburg on this day in history.
May 24 English Parliament guarantees freedom of religion for Protestants on this day in history.
May 26 Mary Wortley Montagu, English essayist, feminist, eccentric on this day in history.
May 27 On this day in history anthonie Heinsius succeeds G Fagel as pension advisor of Holland
Jul 01 Matsuo Basho, zen poet, leaves for 150 days journey on Honshu Japan on this day in history.
Jul 12 Orangeman's Day-Battle of Boyne, Protestant victory in Ireland in the year 1689.
Jul 25 In the year 1689 france declares war on England
Jul 27 Battle of Killicrankie, Viscount Dundee defeats Whig General MacKay on this day in history.