Historical Events In 1689
Saturday, 24 August 2019
Jan 01 Pro-James II-earl of Danby occupies York on this day in history.
Jan 18 Charles de Montesquieu, France, philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes) on this day in history.
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 Jean Racine's "Esther," premieres in Saint-Cyr on this day in history.
Jan 28 English parliament ends king Charles II reign on this day in history.
Jan 29 In the year 1689 hubert K Poot, Dutch poet
Feb 13 British Parliament adopts Bill of Rights in the year 1689.
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 In the year 1689 isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies
Feb 23 On this day in history dutch prince William III proclaimed king of England
Mar 12 In the year 1689 former English King James II lands in Ireland
Mar 14 On this day in history scotland dismisses Willem III & Mary Stuart as king & queen
Mar 14 Scotland dismisses Willem III and Mary Stuart as king and queen in the year 1689.
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 On this day in history ferdinand Zellbell, composer
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 In the year 1689 george Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem/infamous judge, dies
Apr 19 Christina, Queen of Sweden (1644-54), dies on this day in history.
Apr 20 On this day in history the former King James II of England, now deposed, lays siege to Derry.
Apr 21 In the year 1689 william III & Mary Stuart proclaimed king & queen of England
May 09 In the year 1689 english King Willem III declares war on France
May 11 Battle of Bantry Bay, French & English naval battle in the year 1689.
May 12 England & Netherlands form League of Augsburg on this day in history.
May 24 English Parliament guarantees freedom of religion for Protestants in the year 1689.
May 26 On this day in history mary Wortley Montagu, English essayist, feminist, eccentric
May 27 In the year 1689 anthonie Heinsius succeeds G Fagel as pension advisor of Holland
Jul 01 On this day in history 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 On this day in history france declares war on England
Jul 27 Battle of Killicrankie, Viscount Dundee defeats Whig General MacKay on this day in history.