Historical Events Happened In 1689
Saturday, 30 April 2016
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 On this day in history the birth of Charles de Montesquieu, French philosopher
Jan 22 Lord Halifax becomes Speaker of English House of Lords on this day in history.
Jan 26 Jean Racine's "Esther," premieres in Saint-Cyr in the year 1689.
Jan 28 In the year 1689 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 English parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince Willem III on the throne on this day in history.
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 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 Scotland dismisses Willem III & Mary Stuart as king & queen in the year 1689.
Mar 14 Scotland dismisses Willem III and Mary Stuart as king and queen on this day in history.
Mar 16 In the year 1689 the 23rd Regiment of Foot or Royal Welch Fusiliers is founded.
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 French king Louis XIV declares war on Spain on this day in history.
Apr 18 In the year 1689 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 In the year 1689 george Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem/infamous judge, dies
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 In the year 1689 william III & Mary Stuart proclaimed king & queen of England
May 09 English King Willem III declares war on France on this day in history.
May 11 Battle of Bantry Bay, French & English naval battle on this day in history.
May 12 England & Netherlands form League of Augsburg on this day in history.
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 Anthonie Heinsius succeeds G Fagel as pension advisor of Holland on this day in history.
Jul 01 Matsuo Basho, zen poet, leaves for 150 days journey on Honshu Japan in the year 1689.
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.