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Historical Events In 1689

Monday, 19 August 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 in the year 1689.  

Aug 05   1,500 Iroquois attack the village of Lachine, in New France in the year 1689.  

Aug 05   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Aug 21   In the year 1689 the Battle of Dunkeld in Scotland.  

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

Aug 25   In the year 1689 battle at Charleroi: Spanish & English armies chase French  

Aug 25   On this day in history 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   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   China & Russia signs Treaty of Nertsjinsk (Nierchul) on this day in history.  

Oct 06   Pietro Ottoboni replaces Pope Innocent XI as Alexander VIII on this day in history.  

Oct 11   In the year 1689 peter the Great becomes tsar of Russia  

Oct 28   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Dec 16   In the year 1689 english Parliament adopts Bill of Rights after Glorious Revolution  

Dec 22   Heavy earthquake strikes Innsbruck in the year 1689.  

Dec 23   In the year 1689 joseph Bodin de Boismortier, composer  

Dec 24   In the year 1689 french van Mieris "the Young", Dutch painter/historian  

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

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   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   Daniel Finch, 8th Earl of Winchilsea, English politician (d. 1769) was born in the year 1689.  

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 in the year 1689.  

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

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   On this day in history isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies  

Mar 18   In the year 1689 death of john Dixwell, English judge (b. 1607)  

Apr 16   Aphra Behn, English dramatist (b. 1640) died in the year 1689.  

Apr 18   On this day in history george Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem/infamous judge, dies  

Apr 19   Christina, Queen of Sweden (1644-54), dies on this day in history.  

Jul 08   Edward Wooster, English Connecticut pioneer (b. 1622) died in the year 1689.  

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

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