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Historical Events In 1689

Wednesday, 12 December 2018

Jul 27   Jacobite Scottish Highlanders defeat royal force at Killiecrankie on this day in history.  

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   Innocent XI, [Benedetto Odescalchi], Pope (1676-89), dies at 78 in the year 1689.  

Aug 19   On this day in history samuel Richardson, English novelist (Pamela) (baptized)  

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 in the year 1689.  

Aug 25   Battle at Charleroi: Spanish & English armies chase French on this day in history.  

Aug 25   In the year 1689 montr‚al taken by Iroquois  

Aug 27   The Treaty of Nerchinsk is signed by Russia and the Qing empire in the year 1689.  

Sep 01   On this day in history kilian I von Dientzenhofer, Bavarian master builder (Prague)  

Sep 01   Russia began taxing men's beards in the year 1689.  

Sep 08   On this day in history 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 in the year 1689.  

Oct 28   In the year 1689 michel Mathieu, composer  

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

Nov 13   Philipp von Zesen, German poet (Bescheibung of Amsterdam), dies at 70 in the year 1689.  

Dec 16   On this day in history english Parliament adopts Bill of Rights after Glorious Revolution  

Dec 22   On this day in history heavy earthquake strikes Innsbruck  

Dec 23   On this day in history joseph Bodin de Boismortier, composer  

Dec 24   On this day in history french van Mieris "the Young", Dutch painter/historian  

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

Dec 30   Henry Purcell & Tates opera "Dido & Aeneas," premieres in Chesea in the year 1689.  

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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 in the year 1689.  

Jan 29   Hubert K Poot, Dutch poet was born in the year 1689.  

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

May 24   On this day in history birth of daniel Finch, 8th Earl of Winchilsea, English politician (d. 1769)  

May 26   On this day in history 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 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 in the year 1689.  

Mar 18   John Dixwell, English judge (b. 1607) died on this day in history.  

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

Apr 18   In the year 1689 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   On this day in history death of edward Wooster, English Connecticut pioneer (b. 1622)  

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

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