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Historical Events In 1689

Sunday, 21 April 2019

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   The birth of Charles de Montesquieu, French philosopher in the year 1689.  

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   On this day in history hubert K Poot, Dutch poet  

Feb 13   On this day in history british Parliament adopts Bill of Rights  

Feb 14   On this day in history english parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince Willem III on the throne  

Feb 15   German Parliament declares war on France on this day in history.  

Feb 21   Isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies in the year 1689.  

Feb 23   On this day in history dutch prince William III proclaimed king of England  

Mar 12   In the year 1689 former English King James II lands in Ireland  

Mar 14   Scotland dismisses Willem III & Mary Stuart as king & queen in the year 1689.  

Mar 14   Scotland dismisses Willem III and Mary Stuart as king and queen on this day in history.  

Mar 16   The 23rd Regiment of Foot or Royal Welch Fusiliers is founded on this day in history.  

Apr 11   In the year 1689 william III & Mary II crowned as joint rulers of Britain  

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   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   In the year 1689 christina, Queen of Sweden (1644-54), dies  

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   In the year 1689 english King Willem III declares war on France  

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

May 12   In the year 1689 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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1689.  

Jul 25   France declares war on England in the year 1689.  

Jul 27   In the year 1689 battle of Killicrankie, Viscount Dundee defeats Whig General MacKay  

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

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

May 24   In the year 1689 birth of daniel Finch, 8th Earl of Winchilsea, English politician (d. 1769)  

May 26   In the year 1689 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 in the year 1689.  

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   Aphra Behn, English dramatist (b. 1640) died on this day in history.  

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.  

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

Jul 27   In the year 1689 john Graham, of Claverhouse, 1st viscount Dundee/soldier, killed, dies  

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