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Historical Events Happened In 1689

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

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) in the year 1689.  

Jan 18   On this day in history 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   On this day in history jean Racine's "Esther," premieres in Saint-Cyr  

Jan 28   English parliament ends king Charles II reign in the year 1689.  

Jan 29   Hubert K Poot, Dutch poet on this day in history.  

Feb 13   British Parliament adopts Bill of Rights on this day in history.  

Feb 14   In the year 1689 english parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince Willem III on the throne  

Feb 15   On this day in history german Parliament declares war on France  

Feb 21   Isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies in the year 1689.  

Feb 23   In the year 1689 dutch prince William III proclaimed king of England  

Mar 12   In the year 1689 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 in the year 1689.  

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   In the year 1689 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 on this day in history.  

Apr 18   George Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem/infamous judge, dies in the year 1689.  

Apr 19   Christina, Queen of Sweden (1644-54), dies on this day in history.  

Apr 20   On this day in history 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   In the year 1689 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 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   Battle of Killicrankie, Viscount Dundee defeats Whig General MacKay on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1689

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 18   Charles de Montesquieu, France, philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 29   On this day in history birth of hubert K Poot, Dutch poet  

Apr 15   Ferdinand Zellbell, composer was born on this day in history.  

May 24   In the year 1689 birth of daniel Finch, 8th Earl of Winchilsea, English politician (d. 1769)  

May 26   Mary Wortley Montagu, English essayist, feminist, eccentric was born on this day in history.  

Jun 26   Edward Holyoke, American academic (d. 1769) was born on this day in history.  

Jul 09   Alexis Piron, French writer (d. 1773) was born on this day in history.  

Aug 19   Samuel Richardson, English novelist (Pamela) (baptized) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1689

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   Seth Ward, English mathematician and astronomer (b. 1617) died in the year 1689.  

Feb 21   On this day in history isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies  

Mar 18   On this day in history death of john Dixwell, English judge (b. 1607)  

Apr 16   Aphra Behn, English dramatist (b. 1640) died on this day in history.  

Apr 18   On this day in history george Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem/infamous judge, dies  

Apr 19   Christina, Queen of Sweden (1644-54), dies in the year 1689.  

Jul 08   On this day in history death of edward Wooster, English Connecticut pioneer (b. 1622)  

Jul 27   On this day in history john Graham, of Claverhouse, 1st viscount Dundee/soldier, killed, dies