Historical Events For 1689
Friday, 24 February 2017
Jan 01 On this day in history pro-James II-earl of Danby occupies York
Jan 18 On this day in history charles de Montesquieu, France, philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes)
Jan 18 The birth of Charles de Montesquieu, French philosopher in the year 1689.
Jan 22 Lord Halifax becomes Speaker of English House of Lords on this day in history.
Jan 26 Jean Racine's "Esther," premieres in Saint-Cyr in the year 1689.
Jan 28 On this day in history english parliament ends king Charles II reign
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 English parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince Willem III on the throne on this day in history.
Feb 15 In the year 1689 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 on this day in history.
Mar 12 In the year 1689 former English King James II lands in Ireland
Mar 14 On this day in history 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 In the year 1689 the 23rd Regiment of Foot or Royal Welch Fusiliers is founded.
Apr 11 In the year 1689 william III & Mary II crowned as joint rulers of Britain
Apr 15 Ferdinand Zellbell, composer on this day in history.
Apr 15 French king Louis XIV declares war on Spain in the year 1689.
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 on this day in history.
Apr 18 George Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem/infamous judge, dies in the year 1689.
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 in the year 1689.
Apr 21 William III & Mary Stuart proclaimed king & queen of England on this day in history.
May 09 English King Willem III declares war on France in the year 1689.
May 11 Battle of Bantry Bay, French & English naval battle on this day in history.
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 In the year 1689 mary Wortley Montagu, English essayist, feminist, eccentric
May 27 Anthonie Heinsius succeeds G Fagel as pension advisor of Holland in the year 1689.
Jul 01 In the year 1689 matsuo Basho, zen poet, leaves for 150 days journey on Honshu Japan
Jul 12 On this day in history orangeman's Day-Battle of Boyne, Protestant victory in Ireland
Jul 25 France declares war on England in the year 1689.
Jul 27 On this day in history battle of Killicrankie, Viscount Dundee defeats Whig General MacKay