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