Historical Events For 1689
Saturday, 17 February 2018
Jan 01 Pro-James II-earl of Danby occupies York in the year 1689.
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 Lord Halifax becomes Speaker of English House of Lords in the year 1689.
Jan 26 In the year 1689 jean Racine's "Esther," premieres in Saint-Cyr
Jan 28 English parliament ends king Charles II reign on this day in history.
Jan 29 Hubert K Poot, Dutch poet on this day in history.
Feb 13 In the year 1689 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 German Parliament declares war on France in the year 1689.
Feb 21 On this day in history isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies
Feb 23 In the year 1689 dutch prince William III proclaimed king of England
Mar 12 Former English King James II lands in Ireland in the year 1689.
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 In the year 1689 ferdinand Zellbell, composer
Apr 15 French king Louis XIV declares war on Spain in the year 1689.
Apr 18 On this day in history 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 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 In the year 1689 english King Willem III declares war on France
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 In the year 1689 mary Wortley Montagu, English essayist, feminist, eccentric
May 27 In the year 1689 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 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.