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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.  

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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 in the year 1689.  

Jan 29   Hubert K Poot, Dutch poet was born on this day in history.  

Apr 15   In the year 1689 birth of ferdinand Zellbell, composer  

May 24   In the year 1689 birth of daniel Finch, 8th Earl of Winchilsea, English politician (d. 1769)  

May 26   Mary Wortley Montagu, English essayist, feminist, eccentric was born in the year 1689.  

Jun 26   In the year 1689 birth of edward Holyoke, American academic (d. 1769)  

Jul 09   In the year 1689 birth of alexis Piron, French writer (d. 1773)  

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

Famous Deaths In 1689

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   Seth Ward, English mathematician and astronomer (b. 1617) died on this day in history.  

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   Aphra Behn, English dramatist (b. 1640) died on this day in history.  

Apr 18   In the year 1689 george Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem/infamous judge, dies  

Apr 19   In the year 1689 christina, Queen of Sweden (1644-54), dies  

Jul 08   In the year 1689 death of edward Wooster, English Connecticut pioneer (b. 1622)  

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

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