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Historical Events Happened In 1689

Friday, 27 May 2016

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   On this day in history lord Halifax becomes Speaker of English House of Lords  

Jan 26   In the year 1689 jean Racine's "Esther," premieres in Saint-Cyr  

Jan 28   English parliament ends king Charles II reign in the year 1689.  

Jan 29   Hubert K Poot, Dutch poet in the year 1689.  

Feb 13   On this day in history british Parliament adopts Bill of Rights  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history scotland dismisses Willem III & Mary Stuart as king & queen  

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   William III & Mary II crowned as joint rulers of Britain in the year 1689.  

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   George Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem/infamous judge, dies in the year 1689.  

Apr 19   In the year 1689 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   William III & Mary Stuart proclaimed king & queen of England on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1689.  

May 12   In the year 1689 england & Netherlands form League of Augsburg  

May 24   English Parliament guarantees freedom of religion for Protestants in the year 1689.  

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   In the year 1689 matsuo Basho, zen poet, leaves for 150 days journey on Honshu Japan  

Jul 12   On this day in history orangeman's Day-Battle of Boyne, Protestant victory in Ireland  

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   Hubert K Poot, Dutch poet was born in the year 1689.  

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 on this day in history.  

May 26   In the year 1689 birth of mary Wortley Montagu, English essayist, feminist, eccentric  

Jun 26   Edward Holyoke, American academic (d. 1769) was born on this day in history.  

Jul 09   Alexis Piron, French writer (d. 1773) was born on this day in history.  

Aug 19   In the year 1689 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   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   George Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem/infamous judge, dies in the year 1689.  

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

Jul 08   On this day in history death of edward Wooster, English Connecticut pioneer (b. 1622)  

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

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