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Historical Events In 1689

Tuesday, 21 January 2020

Jan 01   Pro-James II-earl of Danby occupies York on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history lord Halifax becomes Speaker of English House of Lords  

Jan 26   Jean Racine's "Esther," premieres in Saint-Cyr in the year 1689.  

Jan 28   English parliament ends king Charles II reign in the year 1689.  

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

Feb 13   In the year 1689 british Parliament adopts Bill of Rights  

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

Mar 12   Former English King James II lands in Ireland on this day in history.  

Mar 14   On this day in history scotland dismisses Willem III & Mary Stuart as king & queen  

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   On this day in history william III & Mary II crowned as joint rulers of Britain  

Apr 15   Ferdinand Zellbell, composer on this day in history.  

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   George Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem/infamous judge, dies in the year 1689.  

Apr 19   Christina, Queen of Sweden (1644-54), dies on this day in history.  

Apr 20   On this day in history the former King James II of England, now deposed, lays siege to Derry.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history english Parliament guarantees freedom of religion for Protestants  

May 26   On this day in history mary Wortley Montagu, English essayist, feminist, eccentric  

May 27   On this day in history anthonie Heinsius succeeds G Fagel as pension advisor of Holland  

Jul 01   Matsuo Basho, zen poet, leaves for 150 days journey on Honshu Japan in the year 1689.  

Jul 12   On this day in history orangeman's Day-Battle of Boyne, Protestant victory in Ireland  

Jul 25   France declares war on England on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   Mary Wortley Montagu, English essayist, feminist, eccentric was born in the year 1689.  

Jun 26   In the year 1689 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 in the year 1689.  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 18   John Dixwell, English judge (b. 1607) died in the year 1689.  

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

Apr 18   George Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem/infamous judge, dies in the year 1689.  

Apr 19   In the year 1689 christina, Queen of Sweden (1644-54), dies  

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 in the year 1689.  

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