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Historical Events In 1689

Wednesday, 19 June 2019

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

Aug 05   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 in the year 1689.  

Aug 12   In the year 1689 innocent XI, [Benedetto Odescalchi], Pope (1676-89), dies at 78  

Aug 19   Samuel Richardson, English novelist (Pamela) (baptized) on this day in history.  

Aug 21   Jose Pradas Gallen, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 21   On this day in history the Battle of Dunkeld in Scotland.  

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

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

Aug 25   Montr‚al taken by Iroquois in the year 1689.  

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   China & Russia signs Treaty of Nertsjinsk (Nierchul) in the year 1689.  

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   On this day in history philipp von Zesen, German poet (Bescheibung of Amsterdam), dies at 70  

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

Dec 29   Olfert Dapper, Amsterdam historian/geographer, buried in the year 1689.  

Dec 30   In the year 1689 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   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   In the year 1689 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   Mary Wortley Montagu, English essayist, feminist, eccentric was born on this day in history.  

Jun 26   Edward Holyoke, American academic (d. 1769) was born in the year 1689.  

Jul 09   In the year 1689 birth of alexis Piron, French writer (d. 1773)  

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

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

Jul 08   On this day in history death of edward Wooster, English Connecticut pioneer (b. 1622)  

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

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