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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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1689

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 18   On this day in history 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   In the year 1689 birth of ferdinand Zellbell, composer  

May 24   Daniel Finch, 8th Earl of Winchilsea, English politician (d. 1769) was born in the year 1689.  

May 26   On this day in history birth of mary Wortley Montagu, English essayist, feminist, eccentric  

Jun 26   Edward Holyoke, American academic (d. 1769) was born in the year 1689.  

Jul 09   Alexis Piron, French writer (d. 1773) was born on this day in history.  

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   John Dixwell, English judge (b. 1607) died on this day in history.  

Apr 16   In the year 1689 death of aphra Behn, English dramatist (b. 1640)  

Apr 18   George Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem/infamous judge, dies in the year 1689.  

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

Jul 08   In the year 1689 death of edward Wooster, English Connecticut pioneer (b. 1622)  

Jul 27   In the year 1689 john Graham, of Claverhouse, 1st viscount Dundee/soldier, killed, dies  

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