Historical Events In 1689
Friday, 14 May 2021
Jan 01 In the year 1689 pro-James II-earl of Danby occupies York
Jan 18 In the year 1689 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 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 Hubert K Poot, Dutch poet in the year 1689.
Feb 13 British Parliament adopts Bill of Rights on this day in history.
Feb 14 On this day in history english parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince Willem III on the throne
Feb 15 In the year 1689 german Parliament declares war on France
Feb 21 Isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies on this day in history.
Feb 23 On this day in history dutch prince William III proclaimed king of England
Mar 12 Former English King James II lands in Ireland in the year 1689.
Mar 14 In the year 1689 scotland dismisses Willem III & Mary Stuart as king & queen
Mar 14 On this day in history scotland dismisses Willem III and Mary Stuart as king and queen
Mar 16 The 23rd Regiment of Foot or Royal Welch Fusiliers is founded on this day in history.
Apr 11 William III & Mary II crowned as joint rulers of Britain in the year 1689.
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 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
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 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 Mary Wortley Montagu, English essayist, feminist, eccentric in the year 1689.
May 27 In the year 1689 anthonie Heinsius succeeds G Fagel as pension advisor of Holland
Jul 01 On this day in history 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 Battle of Killicrankie, Viscount Dundee defeats Whig General MacKay in the year 1689.