Historical Events In 1689
Sunday, 28 February 2021
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 On this day in history 1,500 Iroquois attack the village of Lachine, in New France.
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 In the year 1689 samuel Richardson, English novelist (Pamela) (baptized)
Aug 21 Jose Pradas Gallen, composer on this day in history.
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 In the year 1689 battle at Charleroi: Spanish & English armies chase French
Aug 25 On this day in history montr‚al taken by Iroquois
Aug 27 In the year 1689 the Treaty of Nerchinsk is signed by Russia and the Qing empire.
Sep 01 In the year 1689 kilian I von Dientzenhofer, Bavarian master builder (Prague)
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 on this day in history.
Oct 11 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1689 heavy earthquake strikes Innsbruck
Dec 23 In the year 1689 joseph Bodin de Boismortier, composer
Dec 24 French van Mieris "the Young", Dutch painter/historian in the year 1689.
Dec 29 In the year 1689 olfert Dapper, Amsterdam historian/geographer, buried
Dec 30 On this day in history henry Purcell & Tates opera "Dido & Aeneas," premieres in Chesea