Historical Events Happened In 1689
Wednesday, 26 October 2016
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 on this day in history.
Jan 26 Jean Racine's "Esther," premieres in Saint-Cyr in the year 1689.
Jan 28 English parliament ends king Charles II reign on this day in history.
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 German Parliament declares war on France in the year 1689.
Feb 21 In the year 1689 isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies
Feb 23 Dutch prince William III proclaimed king of England in the year 1689.
Mar 12 Former English King James II lands in Ireland on this day in history.
Mar 14 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1689 french king Louis XIV declares war on Spain
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 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 The former King James II of England, now deposed, lays siege to Derry on this day in history.
Apr 21 On this day in history william III & Mary Stuart proclaimed king & queen of England
May 09 In the year 1689 english King Willem III declares war on France
May 11 Battle of Bantry Bay, French & English naval battle in the year 1689.
May 12 In the year 1689 england & Netherlands form League of Augsburg
May 24 On this day in history english Parliament guarantees freedom of religion for Protestants
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 in the year 1689.
Jul 01 Matsuo Basho, zen poet, leaves for 150 days journey on Honshu Japan in the year 1689.
Jul 12 In the year 1689 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.