Historical Events For 1689
Tuesday, 28 March 2017
Jan 01 In the year 1689 pro-James II-earl of Danby occupies York
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 In the year 1689 lord Halifax becomes Speaker of English House of Lords
Jan 26 Jean Racine's "Esther," premieres in Saint-Cyr on this day in history.
Jan 28 On this day in history english parliament ends king Charles II reign
Jan 29 In the year 1689 hubert K Poot, Dutch poet
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 In the year 1689 isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies
Feb 23 Dutch prince William III proclaimed king of England on this day in history.
Mar 12 Former English King James II lands in Ireland in the year 1689.
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 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 Ferdinand Zellbell, composer in the year 1689.
Apr 15 French king Louis XIV declares war on Spain on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 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 On this day in history english Parliament guarantees freedom of religion for Protestants
May 26 Mary Wortley Montagu, English essayist, feminist, eccentric in the year 1689.
May 27 Anthonie Heinsius succeeds G Fagel as pension advisor of Holland in the year 1689.
Jul 01 On this day in history 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 On this day in history battle of Killicrankie, Viscount Dundee defeats Whig General MacKay