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Historical Events In 1689

Friday, 06 December 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) in the year 1689.  

Jan 18   The birth of Charles de Montesquieu, French philosopher on this day in history.  

Jan 22   In the year 1689 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   On this day in history hubert K Poot, Dutch poet  

Feb 13   British Parliament adopts Bill of Rights in the year 1689.  

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

Feb 15   German Parliament declares war on France in the year 1689.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1689 scotland dismisses Willem III and Mary Stuart as king and queen  

Mar 16   On this day in history the 23rd Regiment of Foot or Royal Welch Fusiliers is founded.  

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

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   In the year 1689 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   On this day in history george Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem/infamous judge, dies  

Apr 19   Christina, Queen of Sweden (1644-54), dies in the year 1689.  

Apr 20   The former King James II of England, now deposed, lays siege to Derry in the year 1689.  

Apr 21   In the year 1689 william III & Mary Stuart proclaimed king & queen of England  

May 09   English King Willem III declares war on France in the year 1689.  

May 11   On this day in history battle of Bantry Bay, French & English naval battle  

May 12   England & Netherlands form League of Augsburg in the year 1689.  

May 24   English Parliament guarantees freedom of religion for Protestants on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1689.  

Jul 12   In the year 1689 orangeman's Day-Battle of Boyne, Protestant victory in Ireland  

Jul 25   France declares war on England in the year 1689.  

Jul 27   On this day in history 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   Charles de Montesquieu, France, philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes) was born in the year 1689.  

Jan 29   On this day in history birth of hubert K Poot, Dutch poet  

Apr 15   Ferdinand Zellbell, composer was born in the year 1689.  

May 24   In the year 1689 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   Edward Holyoke, American academic (d. 1769) was born in the year 1689.  

Jul 09   In the year 1689 birth of alexis Piron, French writer (d. 1773)  

Aug 19   Samuel Richardson, English novelist (Pamela) (baptized) was born in the year 1689.  

Famous Deaths In 1689

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   Seth Ward, English mathematician and astronomer (b. 1617) died in the year 1689.  

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   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   In the year 1689 christina, Queen of Sweden (1644-54), dies  

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

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

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