Historical Events In 1689
Sunday, 21 April 2019
Jan 01 In the year 1689 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 Lord Halifax becomes Speaker of English House of Lords in the year 1689.
Jan 26 In the year 1689 jean Racine's "Esther," premieres in Saint-Cyr
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 On this day in history 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 German Parliament declares war on France on this day in history.
Feb 21 Isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies in the year 1689.
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 Scotland dismisses Willem III & Mary Stuart as king & queen in the year 1689.
Mar 14 Scotland dismisses Willem III and Mary Stuart as king and queen on this day in history.
Mar 16 The 23rd Regiment of Foot or Royal Welch Fusiliers is founded on this day in history.
Apr 11 In the year 1689 william III & Mary II crowned as joint rulers of Britain
Apr 15 Ferdinand Zellbell, composer in the year 1689.
Apr 15 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1689.
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 In the year 1689 england & Netherlands form League of Augsburg
May 24 English Parliament guarantees freedom of religion for Protestants on this day in history.
May 26 Mary Wortley Montagu, English essayist, feminist, eccentric in the year 1689.
May 27 On this day in history anthonie Heinsius succeeds G Fagel as pension advisor of Holland
Jul 01 In the year 1689 matsuo Basho, zen poet, leaves for 150 days journey on Honshu Japan
Jul 12 Orangeman's Day-Battle of Boyne, Protestant victory in Ireland in the year 1689.
Jul 25 France declares war on England in the year 1689.
Jul 27 In the year 1689 battle of Killicrankie, Viscount Dundee defeats Whig General MacKay