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Historical Events In 1689

Sunday, 09 August 2020

Jul 27   Jacobite Scottish Highlanders defeat royal force at Killiecrankie in the year 1689.  

Jul 27   John Graham, of Claverhouse, 1st viscount Dundee/soldier, killed, dies on this day in history.  

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   Innocent XI, [Benedetto Odescalchi], Pope (1676-89), dies at 78 in the year 1689.  

Aug 19   In the year 1689 samuel Richardson, English novelist (Pamela) (baptized)  

Aug 21   Jose Pradas Gallen, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 21   On this day in history the Battle of Dunkeld in Scotland.  

Aug 21   William Cleland, Scottish poet and soldier on this day in history.  

Aug 25   Battle at Charleroi: Spanish & English armies chase French on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

Sep 01   Russia began taxing men's beards on this day in history.  

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   Michel Mathieu, composer in the year 1689.  

Nov 03   Johann Joseph Ignaz Brentner, composer in the year 1689.  

Nov 13   Philipp von Zesen, German poet (Bescheibung of Amsterdam), dies at 70 in the year 1689.  

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   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   On this day in history olfert Dapper, Amsterdam historian/geographer, buried  

Dec 30   Henry Purcell & Tates opera "Dido & Aeneas," premieres in Chesea in the year 1689.  

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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 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 15   On this day in history birth of ferdinand Zellbell, composer  

May 24   On this day in history birth of daniel Finch, 8th Earl of Winchilsea, English politician (d. 1769)  

May 26   On this day in history birth of mary Wortley Montagu, English essayist, feminist, eccentric  

Jun 26   Edward Holyoke, American academic (d. 1769) was born in the year 1689.  

Jul 09   Alexis Piron, French writer (d. 1773) was born on this day in history.  

Aug 19   Samuel Richardson, English novelist (Pamela) (baptized) was born in the year 1689.  

Famous Deaths In 1689

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   On this day in history death of seth Ward, English mathematician and astronomer (b. 1617)  

Feb 21   In the year 1689 isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies  

Mar 18   John Dixwell, English judge (b. 1607) died on this day in history.  

Apr 16   On this day in history death of aphra Behn, English dramatist (b. 1640)  

Apr 18   On this day in history george Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem/infamous judge, dies  

Apr 19   Christina, Queen of Sweden (1644-54), dies on this day in history.  

Jul 08   Edward Wooster, English Connecticut pioneer (b. 1622) died in the year 1689.  

Jul 27   On this day in history john Graham, of Claverhouse, 1st viscount Dundee/soldier, killed, dies  

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