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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.  

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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   Hubert K Poot, Dutch poet was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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