Historical Events Happened In 1689
Wednesday, 24 August 2016
Jan 01 On this day in history pro-James II-earl of Danby occupies York
Jan 18 On this day in history 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 English parliament ends king Charles II reign on this day in history.
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 English parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince Willem III on the throne in the year 1689.
Feb 15 German Parliament declares war on France in the year 1689.
Feb 21 Isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies in the year 1689.
Feb 23 Dutch prince William III proclaimed king of England in the year 1689.
Mar 12 On this day in history former English King James II lands in Ireland
Mar 14 In the year 1689 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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1689 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 On this day in history the former King James II of England, now deposed, lays siege to Derry.
Apr 21 On this day in history 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 English Parliament guarantees freedom of religion for Protestants on this day in history.
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 Matsuo Basho, zen poet, leaves for 150 days journey on Honshu Japan on this day in history.
Jul 12 In the year 1689 orangeman's Day-Battle of Boyne, Protestant victory in Ireland
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.