Historical Events In 1689
Friday, 24 January 2020
Jul 27 Jacobite Scottish Highlanders defeat royal force at Killiecrankie on this day in history.
Jul 27 John Graham, of Claverhouse, 1st viscount Dundee/soldier, killed, dies on this day in history.
Aug 05 In the year 1689 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 Innocent XI, [Benedetto Odescalchi], Pope (1676-89), dies at 78 in the year 1689.
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 on this day in history.
Aug 21 William Cleland, Scottish poet and soldier on this day in history.
Aug 25 On this day in history battle at Charleroi: Spanish & English armies chase French
Aug 25 Montr‚al taken by Iroquois on this day in history.
Aug 27 In the year 1689 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 Russia began taxing men's beards in the year 1689.
Sep 08 In the year 1689 china & Russia signs Treaty of Nertsjinsk (Nierchul)
Oct 06 In the year 1689 pietro Ottoboni replaces Pope Innocent XI as Alexander VIII
Oct 11 On this day in history peter the Great becomes tsar of Russia
Oct 28 Michel Mathieu, composer on this day in history.
Nov 03 In the year 1689 johann Joseph Ignaz Brentner, composer
Nov 13 On this day in history philipp von Zesen, German poet (Bescheibung of Amsterdam), dies at 70
Dec 16 On this day in history english Parliament adopts Bill of Rights after Glorious Revolution
Dec 22 On this day in history heavy earthquake strikes Innsbruck
Dec 23 On this day in history joseph Bodin de Boismortier, composer
Dec 24 French van Mieris "the Young", Dutch painter/historian in the year 1689.
Dec 29 Olfert Dapper, Amsterdam historian/geographer, buried on this day in history.
Dec 30 On this day in history henry Purcell & Tates opera "Dido & Aeneas," premieres in Chesea