Historical Events For 1689
Friday, 02 December 2016
Jan 01 In the year 1689 pro-James II-earl of Danby occupies York
Jan 18 Charles de Montesquieu, France, philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes) on this day in history.
Jan 18 The birth of Charles de Montesquieu, French philosopher on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Feb 13 British Parliament adopts Bill of Rights on this day in history.
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 On this day in history isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies
Feb 23 Dutch prince William III proclaimed king of England on this day in history.
Mar 12 Former English King James II lands in Ireland on this day in history.
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 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 on this day in history.
Apr 15 Ferdinand Zellbell, composer on this day in history.
Apr 15 On this day in history french king Louis XIV declares war on Spain
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 On this day in history 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 The former King James II of England, now deposed, lays siege to Derry in the year 1689.
Apr 21 In the year 1689 william III & Mary Stuart proclaimed king & queen of England
May 09 In the year 1689 english King Willem III declares war on France
May 11 Battle of Bantry Bay, French & English naval battle in the year 1689.
May 12 England & Netherlands form League of Augsburg in the year 1689.
May 24 On this day in history english Parliament guarantees freedom of religion for Protestants
May 26 Mary Wortley Montagu, English essayist, feminist, eccentric in the year 1689.
May 27 On this day in history anthonie Heinsius succeeds G Fagel as pension advisor of Holland
Jul 01 Matsuo Basho, zen poet, leaves for 150 days journey on Honshu Japan in the year 1689.
Jul 12 Orangeman's Day-Battle of Boyne, Protestant victory in Ireland in the year 1689.
Jul 25 In the year 1689 france declares war on England
Jul 27 In the year 1689 battle of Killicrankie, Viscount Dundee defeats Whig General MacKay