Historical Events For 1689
Friday, 20 October 2017
Jan 01 Pro-James II-earl of Danby occupies York on this day in history.
Jan 18 On this day in history charles de Montesquieu, France, philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes)
Jan 18 The birth of Charles de Montesquieu, French philosopher in the year 1689.
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 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 On this day in history english parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince Willem III on the throne
Feb 15 German Parliament declares war on France in the year 1689.
Feb 21 Isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies on this day in history.
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 Scotland dismisses Willem III & Mary Stuart as king & queen on this day in history.
Mar 14 On this day in history scotland dismisses Willem III and Mary Stuart as king and queen
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 Ferdinand Zellbell, composer in the year 1689.
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 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.
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 English King Willem III declares war on France on this day in history.
May 11 In the year 1689 battle of Bantry Bay, French & English naval battle
May 12 England & Netherlands form League of Augsburg in the year 1689.
May 24 English Parliament guarantees freedom of religion for Protestants in the year 1689.
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 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 on this day in history.
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.