Historical Events In 1689
Wednesday, 12 December 2018
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 in the year 1689.
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 On this day in history samuel Richardson, English novelist (Pamela) (baptized)
Aug 21 In the year 1689 jose Pradas Gallen, composer
Aug 21 The Battle of Dunkeld in Scotland on this day in history.
Aug 21 William Cleland, Scottish poet and soldier in the year 1689.
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 The Treaty of Nerchinsk is signed by Russia and the Qing empire in the year 1689.
Sep 01 On this day in history kilian I von Dientzenhofer, Bavarian master builder (Prague)
Sep 01 Russia began taxing men's beards in the year 1689.
Sep 08 On this day in history 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 On this day in history johann Joseph Ignaz Brentner, composer
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 On this day in history heavy earthquake strikes Innsbruck
Dec 23 On this day in history 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.