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Historical Events Happened In 1689

Thursday, 28 July 2016

Jan 01   Pro-James II-earl of Danby occupies York on this day in history.  

Jan 18   In the year 1689 charles de Montesquieu, France, philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes)  

Jan 18   In the year 1689 the birth of Charles de Montesquieu, French philosopher  

Jan 22   Lord Halifax becomes Speaker of English House of Lords in the year 1689.  

Jan 26   In the year 1689 jean Racine's "Esther," premieres in Saint-Cyr  

Jan 28   English parliament ends king Charles II reign on this day in history.  

Jan 29   Hubert K Poot, Dutch poet in the year 1689.  

Feb 13   On this day in history 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  

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Feb 21   Isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies in the year 1689.  

Feb 23   On this day in history dutch prince William III proclaimed king of England  

Mar 12   On this day in history former English King James II lands in Ireland  

Mar 14   Scotland dismisses Willem III & Mary Stuart as king & queen in the year 1689.  

Mar 14   On this day in history scotland dismisses Willem III and Mary Stuart as king and queen  

Mar 16   The 23rd Regiment of Foot or Royal Welch Fusiliers is founded on this day in history.  

Apr 11   On this day in history william III & Mary II crowned as joint rulers of Britain  

Apr 15   Ferdinand Zellbell, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 15   On this day in history french king Louis XIV declares war on Spain  

Apr 18   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 in the year 1689.  

Apr 18   On this day in history george Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem/infamous judge, dies  

Apr 19   In the year 1689 christina, Queen of Sweden (1644-54), dies  

Apr 20   The former King James II of England, now deposed, lays siege to Derry on this day in history.  

Apr 21   In the year 1689 william III & Mary Stuart proclaimed king & queen of England  

May 09   English King Willem III declares war on France in the year 1689.  

May 11   On this day in history battle of Bantry Bay, French & English naval battle  

May 12   England & Netherlands form League of Augsburg in the year 1689.  

May 24   On this day in history english Parliament guarantees freedom of religion for Protestants  

May 26   On this day in history mary Wortley Montagu, English essayist, feminist, eccentric  

May 27   Anthonie Heinsius succeeds G Fagel as pension advisor of Holland on this day in history.  

Jul 01   Matsuo Basho, zen poet, leaves for 150 days journey on Honshu Japan in the year 1689.  

Jul 12   Orangeman's Day-Battle of Boyne, Protestant victory in Ireland on this day in history.  

Jul 25   France declares war on England on this day in history.  

Jul 27   In the year 1689 battle of Killicrankie, Viscount Dundee defeats Whig General MacKay  

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Famous Birthdays In 1689

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 18   Charles de Montesquieu, France, philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes) was born in the year 1689.  

Jan 29   In the year 1689 birth of hubert K Poot, Dutch poet  

Apr 15   In the year 1689 birth of ferdinand Zellbell, composer  

May 24   Daniel Finch, 8th Earl of Winchilsea, English politician (d. 1769) was born on this day in history.  

May 26   Mary Wortley Montagu, English essayist, feminist, eccentric was born in the year 1689.  

Jun 26   Edward Holyoke, American academic (d. 1769) was born in the year 1689.  

Jul 09   Alexis Piron, French writer (d. 1773) was born in the year 1689.  

Aug 19   Samuel Richardson, English novelist (Pamela) (baptized) was born in the year 1689.  

Famous Deaths In 1689

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   Seth Ward, English mathematician and astronomer (b. 1617) died on this day in history.  

Feb 21   Isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies in the year 1689.  

Mar 18   On this day in history death of john Dixwell, English judge (b. 1607)  

Apr 16   Aphra Behn, English dramatist (b. 1640) died in the year 1689.  

Apr 18   In the year 1689 george Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem/infamous judge, dies  

Apr 19   In the year 1689 christina, Queen of Sweden (1644-54), dies  

Jul 08   In the year 1689 death of edward Wooster, English Connecticut pioneer (b. 1622)  

Jul 27   John Graham, of Claverhouse, 1st viscount Dundee/soldier, killed, dies in the year 1689.  

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