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