Historical Events Happened In 1689
Friday, 28 August 2015
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 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 In the year 1689 english parliament ends king Charles II reign
Jan 29 Hubert K Poot, Dutch poet in the year 1689.
Feb 13 In the year 1689 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 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 Dutch prince William III proclaimed king of England in the year 1689.
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 on this day in history.
Mar 14 In the year 1689 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 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 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 On this day in history 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 in the year 1689.
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 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 On this day in history anthonie Heinsius succeeds G Fagel as pension advisor of Holland
Jul 01 On this day in history matsuo Basho, zen poet, leaves for 150 days journey on Honshu Japan
Jul 12 In the year 1689 orangeman's Day-Battle of Boyne, Protestant victory in Ireland
Jul 25 In the year 1689 france declares war on England
Jul 27 In the year 1689 battle of Killicrankie, Viscount Dundee defeats Whig General MacKay