Historical Events Happened In 1689
Sunday, 21 December 2014
Jan 01 Pro-James II-earl of Danby occupies York on this day in history.
Jan 18 Charles de Montesquieu, France, philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes) on this day in history.
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 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 British Parliament adopts Bill of Rights in the year 1689.
Feb 14 English parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince Willem III on the throne in the year 1689.
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 On this day in history 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 The 23rd Regiment of Foot or Royal Welch Fusiliers is founded in the year 1689.
Apr 11 On this day in history william III & Mary II crowned as joint rulers of Britain
Apr 15 Ferdinand Zellbell, composer in the year 1689.
Apr 15 In the year 1689 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 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 In the year 1689 the former King James II of England, now deposed, lays siege to Derry.
Apr 21 William III & Mary Stuart proclaimed king & queen of England in the year 1689.
May 09 On this day in history english King Willem III declares war on France
May 11 On this day in history battle of Bantry Bay, French & English naval battle
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 In the year 1689 mary Wortley Montagu, English essayist, feminist, eccentric
May 27 In the year 1689 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 On this day in history orangeman's Day-Battle of Boyne, Protestant victory in Ireland
Jul 25 On this day in history france declares war on England
Jul 27 Battle of Killicrankie, Viscount Dundee defeats Whig General MacKay on this day in history.