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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1689

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 18   In the year 1689 birth of charles de Montesquieu, France, philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes)  

Jan 29   In the year 1689 birth of hubert K Poot, Dutch poet  

Apr 15   Ferdinand Zellbell, composer was born in the year 1689.  

May 24   Daniel Finch, 8th Earl of Winchilsea, English politician (d. 1769) was born in the year 1689.  

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   In the year 1689 birth of samuel Richardson, English novelist (Pamela) (baptized)  

Famous Deaths In 1689

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   Seth Ward, English mathematician and astronomer (b. 1617) died on this day in history.  

Feb 21   In the year 1689 isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies  

Mar 18   On this day in history death of john Dixwell, English judge (b. 1607)  

Apr 16   In the year 1689 death of aphra Behn, English dramatist (b. 1640)  

Apr 18   On this day in history george Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem/infamous judge, dies  

Apr 19   On this day in history christina, Queen of Sweden (1644-54), dies  

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

Jul 27   On this day in history john Graham, of Claverhouse, 1st viscount Dundee/soldier, killed, dies  

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