Historical Events In 1689
Sunday, 29 March 2020
Jul 27 On this day in history jacobite Scottish Highlanders defeat royal force at Killiecrankie
Jul 27 John Graham, of Claverhouse, 1st viscount Dundee/soldier, killed, dies on this day in history.
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 In the year 1689 innocent XI, [Benedetto Odescalchi], Pope (1676-89), dies at 78
Aug 19 Samuel Richardson, English novelist (Pamela) (baptized) in the year 1689.
Aug 21 Jose Pradas Gallen, composer in the year 1689.
Aug 21 In the year 1689 the Battle of Dunkeld in Scotland.
Aug 21 On this day in history william Cleland, Scottish poet and soldier
Aug 25 Battle at Charleroi: Spanish & English armies chase French on this day in history.
Aug 25 On this day in history montr‚al taken by Iroquois
Aug 27 In the year 1689 the Treaty of Nerchinsk is signed by Russia and the Qing empire.
Sep 01 On this day in history kilian I von Dientzenhofer, Bavarian master builder (Prague)
Sep 01 On this day in history russia began taxing men's beards
Sep 08 On this day in history china & Russia signs Treaty of Nertsjinsk (Nierchul)
Oct 06 Pietro Ottoboni replaces Pope Innocent XI as Alexander VIII on this day in history.
Oct 11 Peter the Great becomes tsar of Russia in the year 1689.
Oct 28 Michel Mathieu, composer in the year 1689.
Nov 03 Johann Joseph Ignaz Brentner, composer on this day in history.
Nov 13 Philipp von Zesen, German poet (Bescheibung of Amsterdam), dies at 70 in the year 1689.
Dec 16 English Parliament adopts Bill of Rights after Glorious Revolution on this day in history.
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 In the year 1689 olfert Dapper, Amsterdam historian/geographer, buried
Dec 30 On this day in history henry Purcell & Tates opera "Dido & Aeneas," premieres in Chesea