Historical Events In 1689
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Jan 01 On this day in history pro-James II-earl of Danby occupies York
Jan 18 On this day in history charles de Montesquieu, France, philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes)
Jan 18 On this day in history the birth of Charles de Montesquieu, French philosopher
Jan 22 Lord Halifax becomes Speaker of English House of Lords on this day in history.
Jan 26 In the year 1689 jean Racine's "Esther," premieres in Saint-Cyr
Jan 28 English parliament ends king Charles II reign in the year 1689.
Jan 29 Hubert K Poot, Dutch poet in the year 1689.
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 in the year 1689.
Feb 15 German Parliament declares war on France on this day in history.
Feb 21 Isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies on this day in history.
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 Scotland dismisses Willem III & Mary Stuart as king & queen on this day in history.
Mar 14 Scotland dismisses Willem III and Mary Stuart as king and queen in the year 1689.
Mar 16 In the year 1689 the 23rd Regiment of Foot or Royal Welch Fusiliers is founded.
Apr 11 In the year 1689 william III & Mary II crowned as joint rulers of Britain
Apr 15 In the year 1689 ferdinand Zellbell, composer
Apr 15 French king Louis XIV declares war on Spain on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
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 Battle of Bantry Bay, French & English naval battle in the year 1689.
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 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 on this day in history.
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.