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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.  

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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.  

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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   On this day in history birth of hubert K Poot, Dutch poet  

Apr 15   In the year 1689 birth of ferdinand Zellbell, composer  

May 24   Daniel Finch, 8th Earl of Winchilsea, English politician (d. 1769) was born in the year 1689.  

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   Alexis Piron, French writer (d. 1773) was born in the year 1689.  

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   In the year 1689 death of seth Ward, English mathematician and astronomer (b. 1617)  

Feb 21   On this day in history isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies  

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

Apr 16   In the year 1689 death of aphra Behn, English dramatist (b. 1640)  

Apr 18   In the year 1689 george Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem/infamous judge, dies  

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

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

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

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