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Historical Events In 1689

Monday, 18 February 2019

Jul 27   In the year 1689 jacobite Scottish Highlanders defeat royal force at Killiecrankie  

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

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

Aug 21   On this day in history jose Pradas Gallen, composer  

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

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   In the year 1689 montr‚al taken by Iroquois  

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

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

Sep 01   In the year 1689 russia began taxing men's beards  

Sep 08   China & Russia signs Treaty of Nertsjinsk (Nierchul) on this day in history.  

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   Michel Mathieu, composer on this day in history.  

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

Nov 13   On this day in history philipp von Zesen, German poet (Bescheibung of Amsterdam), dies at 70  

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

Dec 22   Heavy earthquake strikes Innsbruck on this day in history.  

Dec 23   Joseph Bodin de Boismortier, composer on this day in history.  

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

Dec 29   Olfert Dapper, Amsterdam historian/geographer, buried on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1689 birth of hubert K Poot, Dutch poet  

Apr 15   Ferdinand Zellbell, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1689 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   In the year 1689 death of john Dixwell, English judge (b. 1607)  

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

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   Edward Wooster, English Connecticut pioneer (b. 1622) died on this day in history.  

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

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