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Historical Events For 1689

Friday, 23 June 2017

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   In the year 1689 the birth of Charles de Montesquieu, French philosopher  

Jan 22   Lord Halifax becomes Speaker of English House of Lords in the year 1689.  

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   On this day in history british Parliament adopts Bill of Rights  

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  

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

Feb 23   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1689 william III & Mary II crowned as joint rulers of Britain  

Apr 15   On this day in history ferdinand Zellbell, composer  

Apr 15   French king Louis XIV declares war on Spain in the year 1689.  

Apr 18   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 in the year 1689.  

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   In the year 1689 the former King James II of England, now deposed, lays siege to Derry.  

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 in the year 1689.  

May 11   Battle of Bantry Bay, French & English naval battle on this day in history.  

May 12   England & Netherlands form League of Augsburg in the year 1689.  

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   On this day in history anthonie Heinsius succeeds G Fagel as pension advisor of Holland  

Jul 01   In the year 1689 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   On this day in history france declares war on England  

Jul 27   In the year 1689 battle of Killicrankie, Viscount Dundee defeats Whig General MacKay  

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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   In the year 1689 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   Edward Holyoke, American academic (d. 1769) was born in the year 1689.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 18   In the year 1689 death of john Dixwell, English judge (b. 1607)  

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

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.  

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

Jul 27   In the year 1689 john Graham, of Claverhouse, 1st viscount Dundee/soldier, killed, dies  

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