Historical Events For 1689
Friday, 23 June 2017
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 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 On this day in history hubert K Poot, Dutch poet
Feb 13 On this day in history british Parliament adopts Bill of Rights
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 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 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 In the year 1689 william III & Mary II crowned as joint rulers of Britain
Apr 15 On this day in history ferdinand Zellbell, composer
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 in the year 1689.
Apr 18 In the year 1689 george Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem/infamous judge, dies
Apr 19 On this day in history christina, Queen of Sweden (1644-54), dies
Apr 20 In the year 1689 the former King James II of England, now deposed, lays siege to Derry.
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 Battle of Bantry Bay, French & English naval battle on this day in history.
May 12 England & Netherlands form League of Augsburg in the year 1689.
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 On this day in history anthonie Heinsius succeeds G Fagel as pension advisor of Holland
Jul 01 In the year 1689 matsuo Basho, zen poet, leaves for 150 days journey on Honshu Japan
Jul 12 Orangeman's Day-Battle of Boyne, Protestant victory in Ireland on this day in history.
Jul 25 On this day in history france declares war on England
Jul 27 In the year 1689 battle of Killicrankie, Viscount Dundee defeats Whig General MacKay