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Historical Events For 1689

Friday, 24 February 2017

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   The birth of Charles de Montesquieu, French philosopher in the year 1689.  

Jan 22   Lord Halifax becomes Speaker of English House of Lords on this day in history.  

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   Hubert K Poot, Dutch poet on this day in history.  

Feb 13   British Parliament adopts Bill of Rights in the year 1689.  

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   Isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies in the year 1689.  

Feb 23   Dutch prince William III proclaimed king of England on this day in history.  

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   Scotland dismisses Willem III and Mary Stuart as king and queen on this day in history.  

Mar 16   In the year 1689 the 23rd Regiment of Foot or Royal Welch Fusiliers is founded.  

Apr 11   In the year 1689 william III & Mary II crowned as joint rulers of Britain  

Apr 15   Ferdinand Zellbell, composer on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1689.  

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

May 12   On this day in history england & Netherlands form League of Augsburg  

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   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   France declares war on England in the year 1689.  

Jul 27   On this day in history 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   Charles de Montesquieu, France, philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 29   Hubert K Poot, Dutch poet was born on this day in history.  

Apr 15   In the year 1689 birth of ferdinand Zellbell, composer  

May 24   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of edward Holyoke, American academic (d. 1769)  

Jul 09   On this day in history birth of alexis Piron, French writer (d. 1773)  

Aug 19   On this day in history 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 in the year 1689.  

Mar 18   John Dixwell, English judge (b. 1607) died in the year 1689.  

Apr 16   Aphra Behn, English dramatist (b. 1640) died on this day in history.  

Apr 18   George Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem/infamous judge, dies on this day in history.  

Apr 19   In the year 1689 christina, Queen of Sweden (1644-54), dies  

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

Jul 27   John Graham, of Claverhouse, 1st viscount Dundee/soldier, killed, dies in the year 1689.  

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