Historical Events Happened In 1689
Thursday, 05 March 2015
Jan 01 Pro-James II-earl of Danby occupies York on this day in history.
Jan 18 In the year 1689 charles de Montesquieu, France, philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes)
Jan 18 On this day in history the birth of Charles de Montesquieu, French philosopher
Jan 22 In the year 1689 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 English parliament ends king Charles II reign in the year 1689.
Jan 29 Hubert K Poot, Dutch poet on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Feb 15 German Parliament declares war on France on this day in history.
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 Former English King James II lands in Ireland in the year 1689.
Mar 14 Scotland dismisses Willem III & Mary Stuart as king & queen on this day in history.
Mar 14 In the year 1689 scotland dismisses Willem III and Mary Stuart as king and queen
Mar 16 The 23rd Regiment of Foot or Royal Welch Fusiliers is founded on this day in history.
Apr 11 William III & Mary II crowned as joint rulers of Britain in the year 1689.
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 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 Christina, Queen of Sweden (1644-54), dies in the year 1689.
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 on this day in history.
May 09 English King Willem III declares war on France in the year 1689.
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 In the year 1689 english Parliament guarantees freedom of religion for Protestants
May 26 On this day in history mary Wortley Montagu, English essayist, feminist, eccentric
May 27 Anthonie Heinsius succeeds G Fagel as pension advisor of Holland in the year 1689.
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 In the year 1689 france declares war on England
Jul 27 Battle of Killicrankie, Viscount Dundee defeats Whig General MacKay in the year 1689.