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.