Historical Events In 1689
Friday, 14 May 2021
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 on this day in history.
Aug 05 On this day in history 1,500 Iroquois attack the village of Lachine, in New France.
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 Samuel Richardson, English novelist (Pamela) (baptized) in the year 1689.
Aug 21 Jose Pradas Gallen, composer in the year 1689.
Aug 21 On this day in history the Battle of Dunkeld in Scotland.
Aug 21 William Cleland, Scottish poet and soldier in the year 1689.
Aug 25 On this day in history battle at Charleroi: Spanish & English armies chase French
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 Kilian I von Dientzenhofer, Bavarian master builder (Prague) on this day in history.
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 in the year 1689.
Oct 28 In the year 1689 michel Mathieu, composer
Nov 03 In the year 1689 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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1689 olfert Dapper, Amsterdam historian/geographer, buried
Dec 30 Henry Purcell & Tates opera "Dido & Aeneas," premieres in Chesea in the year 1689.