Historical Events In 1689
Monday, 17 June 2019
Jan 01 On this day in history pro-James II-earl of Danby occupies York
Jan 18 Charles de Montesquieu, France, philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes) in the year 1689.
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 On this day in history jean Racine's "Esther," premieres in Saint-Cyr
Jan 28 On this day in history english parliament ends king Charles II reign
Jan 29 On this day in history hubert K Poot, Dutch poet
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 On this day in history german Parliament declares war on France
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 Scotland dismisses Willem III & Mary Stuart as king & queen on this day in history.
Mar 14 In the year 1689 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 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 on this day in history.
Apr 19 On this day in history 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 in the year 1689.
May 09 English King Willem III declares war on France in the year 1689.
May 11 In the year 1689 battle of Bantry Bay, French & English naval battle
May 12 England & Netherlands form League of Augsburg in the year 1689.
May 24 In the year 1689 english Parliament guarantees freedom of religion for Protestants
May 26 Mary Wortley Montagu, English essayist, feminist, eccentric on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jul 12 Orangeman's Day-Battle of Boyne, Protestant victory in Ireland on this day in history.
Jul 25 France declares war on England on this day in history.
Jul 27 In the year 1689 battle of Killicrankie, Viscount Dundee defeats Whig General MacKay