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Historical Events In 1689

Friday, 25 September 2020

Jan 01   On this day in history pro-James II-earl of Danby occupies York  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 26   Jean Racine's "Esther," premieres in Saint-Cyr on this day in history.  

Jan 28   On this day in history english parliament ends king Charles II reign  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 21   On this day in history isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies  

Feb 23   Dutch prince William III proclaimed king of England in the year 1689.  

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   On this day in history the 23rd Regiment of Foot or Royal Welch Fusiliers is founded.  

Apr 11   William III & Mary II crowned as joint rulers of Britain on this day in history.  

Apr 15   Ferdinand Zellbell, composer in the year 1689.  

Apr 15   French king Louis XIV declares war on Spain in the year 1689.  

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   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 in the year 1689.  

Apr 21   William III & Mary Stuart proclaimed king & queen of England on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history orangeman's Day-Battle of Boyne, Protestant victory in Ireland  

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

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

Jan 29   Hubert K Poot, Dutch poet was born on this day in history.  

Apr 15   On this day in history 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   In the year 1689 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   On this day in history death of seth Ward, English mathematician and astronomer (b. 1617)  

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

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

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 in the year 1689.  

Jul 08   Edward Wooster, English Connecticut pioneer (b. 1622) died on this day in history.  

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

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