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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1689

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 18   In the year 1689 birth of charles de Montesquieu, France, philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes)  

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   On this day in history birth of daniel Finch, 8th Earl of Winchilsea, English politician (d. 1769)  

May 26   Mary Wortley Montagu, English essayist, feminist, eccentric was born in the year 1689.  

Jun 26   In the year 1689 birth of edward Holyoke, American academic (d. 1769)  

Jul 09   In the year 1689 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 21   Isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies on this day in history.  

Mar 18   John Dixwell, English judge (b. 1607) died in the year 1689.  

Apr 16   Aphra Behn, English dramatist (b. 1640) died on this day in history.  

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

Apr 19   Christina, Queen of Sweden (1644-54), dies on this day in history.  

Jul 08   Edward Wooster, English Connecticut pioneer (b. 1622) died in the year 1689.  

Jul 27   John Graham, of Claverhouse, 1st viscount Dundee/soldier, killed, dies in the year 1689.