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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.  

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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   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   On this day in history birth of mary Wortley Montagu, English essayist, feminist, eccentric  

Jun 26   In the year 1689 birth of edward Holyoke, American academic (d. 1769)  

Jul 09   Alexis Piron, French writer (d. 1773) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1689.  

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

Apr 16   On this day in history 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   On this day in history christina, Queen of Sweden (1644-54), dies  

Jul 08   On this day in history death of edward Wooster, English Connecticut pioneer (b. 1622)  

Jul 27   John Graham, of Claverhouse, 1st viscount Dundee/soldier, killed, dies on this day in history.  

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