Historical Events In 1689
Sunday, 31 May 2020
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 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 on this day in history.
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 The Battle of Dunkeld in Scotland in the year 1689.
Aug 21 On this day in history william Cleland, Scottish poet and soldier
Aug 25 In the year 1689 battle at Charleroi: Spanish & English armies chase French
Aug 25 In the year 1689 montr‚al taken by Iroquois
Aug 27 On this day in history the Treaty of Nerchinsk is signed by Russia and the Qing empire.
Sep 01 Kilian I von Dientzenhofer, Bavarian master builder (Prague) in the year 1689.
Sep 01 In the year 1689 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 in the year 1689.
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 Johann Joseph Ignaz Brentner, composer in the year 1689.
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 On this day in history heavy earthquake strikes Innsbruck
Dec 23 In the year 1689 joseph Bodin de Boismortier, composer
Dec 24 On this day in history french van Mieris "the Young", Dutch painter/historian
Dec 29 Olfert Dapper, Amsterdam historian/geographer, buried on this day in history.
Dec 30 Henry Purcell & Tates opera "Dido & Aeneas," premieres in Chesea on this day in history.