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Historical Events In 1689

Saturday, 19 October 2019

Jan 01   In the year 1689 pro-James II-earl of Danby occupies York  

Jan 18   In the year 1689 charles de Montesquieu, France, philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes)  

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   On this day in history jean Racine's "Esther," premieres in Saint-Cyr  

Jan 28   English parliament ends king Charles II reign on this day in history.  

Jan 29   On this day in history hubert K Poot, Dutch poet  

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   German Parliament declares war on France in the year 1689.  

Feb 21   Isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 23   In the year 1689 dutch prince William III proclaimed king of England  

Mar 12   Former English King James II lands in Ireland on this day in history.  

Mar 14   On this day in history 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   In the year 1689 the 23rd Regiment of Foot or Royal Welch Fusiliers is founded.  

Apr 11   On this day in history william III & Mary II crowned as joint rulers of Britain  

Apr 15   On this day in history ferdinand Zellbell, composer  

Apr 15   French king Louis XIV declares war on Spain in the year 1689.  

Apr 18   In the year 1689 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   On this day in history george Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem/infamous judge, dies  

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   England & Netherlands form League of Augsburg on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1689 orangeman's Day-Battle of Boyne, Protestant victory in Ireland  

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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1689

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 18   In the year 1689 birth of charles de Montesquieu, France, philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes)  

Jan 29   On this day in history birth of hubert K Poot, Dutch poet  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 26   In the year 1689 birth of edward Holyoke, American academic (d. 1769)  

Jul 09   In the year 1689 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   In the year 1689 death of seth Ward, English mathematician and astronomer (b. 1617)  

Feb 21   Isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies on this day in history.  

Mar 18   On this day in history death of john Dixwell, English judge (b. 1607)  

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

Apr 18   On this day in history george Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem/infamous judge, dies  

Apr 19   Christina, Queen of Sweden (1644-54), dies in the year 1689.  

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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