Historical Events Happened In 1689
Tuesday, 30 June 2015
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 In the year 1689 the birth of Charles de Montesquieu, French philosopher
Jan 22 In the year 1689 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 On this day in history british Parliament adopts Bill of Rights
Feb 14 In the year 1689 english parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince Willem III on the throne
Feb 15 German Parliament declares war on France on this day in history.
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 Scotland dismisses Willem III & Mary Stuart as king & queen in the year 1689.
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 on this day in history.
Apr 11 William III & Mary II crowned as joint rulers of Britain on this day in history.
Apr 15 In the year 1689 ferdinand Zellbell, composer
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 in the year 1689.
Apr 18 In the year 1689 george Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem/infamous judge, dies
Apr 19 Christina, Queen of Sweden (1644-54), dies on this day in history.
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 On this day in history english King Willem III declares war on France
May 11 Battle of Bantry Bay, French & English naval battle in the year 1689.
May 12 England & Netherlands form League of Augsburg in the year 1689.
May 24 English Parliament guarantees freedom of religion for Protestants on this day in history.
May 26 Mary Wortley Montagu, English essayist, feminist, eccentric on this day in history.
May 27 Anthonie Heinsius succeeds G Fagel as pension advisor of Holland on this day in history.
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 in the year 1689.
Jul 25 France declares war on England on this day in history.
Jul 27 Battle of Killicrankie, Viscount Dundee defeats Whig General MacKay in the year 1689.