Historical Events In 1689
Friday, 19 April 2019
Jul 27 Jacobite Scottish Highlanders defeat royal force at Killiecrankie on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
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 Innocent XI, [Benedetto Odescalchi], Pope (1676-89), dies at 78 in the year 1689.
Aug 19 Samuel Richardson, English novelist (Pamela) (baptized) on this day in history.
Aug 21 Jose Pradas Gallen, composer in the year 1689.
Aug 21 The Battle of Dunkeld in Scotland on this day in history.
Aug 21 William Cleland, Scottish poet and soldier on this day in history.
Aug 25 Battle at Charleroi: Spanish & English armies chase French in the year 1689.
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 in the year 1689.
Sep 01 In the year 1689 kilian I von Dientzenhofer, Bavarian master builder (Prague)
Sep 01 Russia began taxing men's beards in the year 1689.
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 In the year 1689 peter the Great becomes tsar of Russia
Oct 28 In the year 1689 michel Mathieu, composer
Nov 03 Johann Joseph Ignaz Brentner, composer on this day in history.
Nov 13 Philipp von Zesen, German poet (Bescheibung of Amsterdam), dies at 70 on this day in history.
Dec 16 On this day in history english Parliament adopts Bill of Rights after Glorious Revolution
Dec 22 In the year 1689 heavy earthquake strikes Innsbruck
Dec 23 Joseph Bodin de Boismortier, composer in the year 1689.
Dec 24 On this day in history french van Mieris "the Young", Dutch painter/historian
Dec 29 Olfert Dapper, Amsterdam historian/geographer, buried in the year 1689.
Dec 30 On this day in history henry Purcell & Tates opera "Dido & Aeneas," premieres in Chesea