Historical Events For 1689
Tuesday, 22 August 2017
Jan 01 On this day in history pro-James II-earl of Danby occupies York
Jan 18 Charles de Montesquieu, France, philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes) in the year 1689.
Jan 18 The birth of Charles de Montesquieu, French philosopher on this day in history.
Jan 22 On this day in history 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 English parliament ends king Charles II reign in the year 1689.
Jan 29 Hubert K Poot, Dutch poet on this day in history.
Feb 13 British Parliament adopts Bill of Rights in the year 1689.
Feb 14 On this day in history english parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince Willem III on the throne
Feb 15 German Parliament declares war on France in the year 1689.
Feb 21 On this day in history isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies
Feb 23 On this day in history dutch prince William III proclaimed king of England
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 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 in the year 1689.
Apr 11 William III & Mary II crowned as joint rulers of Britain in the year 1689.
Apr 15 In the year 1689 ferdinand Zellbell, composer
Apr 15 On this day in history french king Louis XIV declares war on Spain
Apr 18 On this day in history 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 in the year 1689.
Apr 19 Christina, Queen of Sweden (1644-54), dies on this day in history.
Apr 20 The former King James II of England, now deposed, lays siege to Derry on this day in history.
Apr 21 William III & Mary Stuart proclaimed king & queen of England in the year 1689.
May 09 In the year 1689 english King Willem III declares war on France
May 11 In the year 1689 battle of Bantry Bay, French & English naval battle
May 12 On this day in history england & Netherlands form League of Augsburg
May 24 In the year 1689 english Parliament guarantees freedom of religion for Protestants
May 26 On this day in history mary Wortley Montagu, English essayist, feminist, eccentric
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 in the year 1689.
Jul 12 Orangeman's Day-Battle of Boyne, Protestant victory in Ireland in the year 1689.
Jul 25 On this day in history france declares war on England
Jul 27 Battle of Killicrankie, Viscount Dundee defeats Whig General MacKay in the year 1689.