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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.  

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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 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 15   Ferdinand Zellbell, composer was born on this day in history.  

May 24   In the year 1689 birth of daniel Finch, 8th Earl of Winchilsea, English politician (d. 1769)  

May 26   On this day in history birth of mary Wortley Montagu, English essayist, feminist, eccentric  

Jun 26   On this day in history birth of edward Holyoke, American academic (d. 1769)  

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

Aug 19   Samuel Richardson, English novelist (Pamela) (baptized) was born in the year 1689.  

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   On this day in history isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies  

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

Apr 16   Aphra Behn, English dramatist (b. 1640) died in the year 1689.  

Apr 18   George Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem/infamous judge, dies on this day in history.  

Apr 19   In the year 1689 christina, Queen of Sweden (1644-54), dies  

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

Jul 27   On this day in history john Graham, of Claverhouse, 1st viscount Dundee/soldier, killed, dies  

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