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Historical Events In 1689

Sunday, 05 July 2020

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   In the year 1689 the birth of Charles de Montesquieu, French philosopher  

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   Hubert K Poot, Dutch poet in the year 1689.  

Feb 13   In the year 1689 british Parliament adopts Bill of Rights  

Feb 14   English parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince Willem III on the throne in the year 1689.  

Feb 15   On this day in history german Parliament declares war on France  

Feb 21   Isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 23   In the year 1689 dutch prince William III proclaimed king of England  

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   In the year 1689 scotland dismisses Willem III and Mary Stuart as king and queen  

Mar 16   In the year 1689 the 23rd Regiment of Foot or Royal Welch Fusiliers is founded.  

Apr 11   William III & Mary II crowned as joint rulers of Britain in the year 1689.  

Apr 15   On this day in history ferdinand Zellbell, composer  

Apr 15   In the year 1689 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   Christina, Queen of Sweden (1644-54), dies in the year 1689.  

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   On this day in history english King Willem III declares war on France  

May 11   Battle of Bantry Bay, French & English naval battle in the year 1689.  

May 12   On this day in history england & Netherlands form League of Augsburg  

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

May 26   In the year 1689 mary Wortley Montagu, English essayist, feminist, eccentric  

May 27   Anthonie Heinsius succeeds G Fagel as pension advisor of Holland on this day in history.  

Jul 01   Matsuo Basho, zen poet, leaves for 150 days journey on Honshu Japan on this day in history.  

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

Jul 25   On this day in history france declares war on England  

Jul 27   Battle of Killicrankie, Viscount Dundee defeats Whig General MacKay in the year 1689.  

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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 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 15   In the year 1689 birth of ferdinand Zellbell, composer  

May 24   Daniel Finch, 8th Earl of Winchilsea, English politician (d. 1769) was born on this day in history.  

May 26   In the year 1689 birth of mary Wortley Montagu, English essayist, feminist, eccentric  

Jun 26   On this day in history birth of edward Holyoke, American academic (d. 1769)  

Jul 09   On this day in history birth of alexis Piron, French writer (d. 1773)  

Aug 19   Samuel Richardson, English novelist (Pamela) (baptized) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 18   John Dixwell, English judge (b. 1607) died in the year 1689.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 08   Edward Wooster, English Connecticut pioneer (b. 1622) died in the year 1689.  

Jul 27   John Graham, of Claverhouse, 1st viscount Dundee/soldier, killed, dies in the year 1689.  

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