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Historical Events Happened In 1689

Sunday, 21 December 2014

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) on this day in history.  

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   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   British Parliament adopts Bill of Rights in the year 1689.  

Feb 14   English parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince Willem III on the throne in the year 1689.  

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   Dutch prince William III proclaimed king of England on this day in history.  

Mar 12   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1689 christina, Queen of Sweden (1644-54), dies  

Apr 20   In the year 1689 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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

May 24   English Parliament guarantees freedom of religion for Protestants on this day in history.  

May 26   In the year 1689 mary Wortley Montagu, English essayist, feminist, eccentric  

May 27   In the year 1689 anthonie Heinsius succeeds G Fagel as pension advisor of Holland  

Jul 01   Matsuo Basho, zen poet, leaves for 150 days journey on Honshu Japan in the year 1689.  

Jul 12   On this day in history orangeman's Day-Battle of Boyne, Protestant victory in Ireland  

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 in the year 1689.  

Jan 29   In the year 1689 birth of hubert K Poot, Dutch poet  

Apr 15   Ferdinand Zellbell, composer was born in the year 1689.  

May 24   Daniel Finch, 8th Earl of Winchilsea, English politician (d. 1769) was born in the year 1689.  

May 26   In the year 1689 birth of mary Wortley Montagu, English essayist, feminist, eccentric  

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

Jul 09   On this day in history birth of alexis Piron, French writer (d. 1773)  

Aug 19   On this day in history birth of samuel Richardson, English novelist (Pamela) (baptized)  

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

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

Apr 16   In the year 1689 death of aphra Behn, English dramatist (b. 1640)  

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.  

Jul 08   Edward Wooster, English Connecticut pioneer (b. 1622) died on this day in history.  

Jul 27   John Graham, of Claverhouse, 1st viscount Dundee/soldier, killed, dies on this day in history.