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Historical Events In 1689

Monday, 21 October 2019

Jul 27   Jacobite Scottish Highlanders defeat royal force at Killiecrankie in the year 1689.  

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

Aug 05   1,500 Iroquois attack the village of Lachine, in New France in the year 1689.  

Aug 05   In the year 1689 a band of 1,500 Iroquois surround the village of Lachine, Quebec during a violent thunderstorm and set fire to the houses; they then massacre 24 inhabitants and kidnap 90; 42 of the 90 are never seen again; they also kill about 200 more settlers and capture 100 in raids in the vicinity.  

Aug 12   On this day in history innocent XI, [Benedetto Odescalchi], Pope (1676-89), dies at 78  

Aug 19   Samuel Richardson, English novelist (Pamela) (baptized) in the year 1689.  

Aug 21   In the year 1689 jose Pradas Gallen, composer  

Aug 21   The Battle of Dunkeld in Scotland on this day in history.  

Aug 21   William Cleland, Scottish poet and soldier on this day in history.  

Aug 25   On this day in history battle at Charleroi: Spanish & English armies chase French  

Aug 25   Montr‚al taken by Iroquois on this day in history.  

Aug 27   The Treaty of Nerchinsk is signed by Russia and the Qing empire on this day in history.  

Sep 01   Kilian I von Dientzenhofer, Bavarian master builder (Prague) in the year 1689.  

Sep 01   Russia began taxing men's beards on this day in history.  

Sep 08   In the year 1689 china & Russia signs Treaty of Nertsjinsk (Nierchul)  

Oct 06   On this day in history pietro Ottoboni replaces Pope Innocent XI as Alexander VIII  

Oct 11   Peter the Great becomes tsar of Russia on this day in history.  

Oct 28   In the year 1689 michel Mathieu, composer  

Nov 03   On this day in history johann Joseph Ignaz Brentner, composer  

Nov 13   In the year 1689 philipp von Zesen, German poet (Bescheibung of Amsterdam), dies at 70  

Dec 16   English Parliament adopts Bill of Rights after Glorious Revolution in the year 1689.  

Dec 22   In the year 1689 heavy earthquake strikes Innsbruck  

Dec 23   Joseph Bodin de Boismortier, composer in the year 1689.  

Dec 24   French van Mieris "the Young", Dutch painter/historian in the year 1689.  

Dec 29   On this day in history olfert Dapper, Amsterdam historian/geographer, buried  

Dec 30   On this day in history henry Purcell & Tates opera "Dido & Aeneas," premieres in Chesea  

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Famous Birthdays In 1689

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 18   On this day in history birth of charles de Montesquieu, France, philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes)  

Jan 29   On this day in history birth of hubert K Poot, Dutch poet  

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   In the year 1689 birth of edward Holyoke, American academic (d. 1769)  

Jul 09   Alexis Piron, French writer (d. 1773) was born on this day in history.  

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

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   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.  

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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