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Historical Events In 1689

Friday, 10 April 2020

Jan 01   Pro-James II-earl of Danby occupies York on this day in history.  

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

Jan 18   In the year 1689 the birth of Charles de Montesquieu, French philosopher  

Jan 22   On this day in history lord Halifax becomes Speaker of English House of Lords  

Jan 26   Jean Racine's "Esther," premieres in Saint-Cyr on this day in history.  

Jan 28   In the year 1689 english parliament ends king Charles II reign  

Jan 29   Hubert K Poot, Dutch poet in the year 1689.  

Feb 13   In the year 1689 british Parliament adopts Bill of Rights  

Feb 14   On this day in history english parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince Willem III on the throne  

Feb 15   In the year 1689 german Parliament declares war on France  

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

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   The 23rd Regiment of Foot or Royal Welch Fusiliers is founded in the year 1689.  

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

Apr 15   Ferdinand Zellbell, composer in the year 1689.  

Apr 15   In the year 1689 french king Louis XIV declares war on Spain  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history english King Willem III declares war on France  

May 11   In the year 1689 battle of Bantry Bay, French & English naval battle  

May 12   In the year 1689 england & Netherlands form League of Augsburg  

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   Anthonie Heinsius succeeds G Fagel as pension advisor of Holland on this day in history.  

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 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 on this day in history.  

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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   On this day in history birth of ferdinand Zellbell, composer  

May 24   Daniel Finch, 8th Earl of Winchilsea, English politician (d. 1769) was born on this day in history.  

May 26   In the year 1689 birth of mary Wortley Montagu, English essayist, feminist, eccentric  

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   In the year 1689 birth of samuel Richardson, English novelist (Pamela) (baptized)  

Famous Deaths In 1689

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   On this day in history death of seth Ward, English mathematician and astronomer (b. 1617)  

Feb 21   Isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies in the year 1689.  

Mar 18   In the year 1689 death of john Dixwell, English judge (b. 1607)  

Apr 16   On this day in history death of aphra Behn, English dramatist (b. 1640)  

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

Apr 19   On this day in history christina, Queen of Sweden (1644-54), dies  

Jul 08   Edward Wooster, English Connecticut pioneer (b. 1622) died on this day in history.  

Jul 27   On this day in history john Graham, of Claverhouse, 1st viscount Dundee/soldier, killed, dies  

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