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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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1689

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 18   In the year 1689 birth of charles de Montesquieu, France, philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes)  

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

Apr 15   Ferdinand Zellbell, composer was born on this day in history.  

May 24   In the year 1689 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   On this day in history birth of samuel Richardson, English novelist (Pamela) (baptized)  

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   On this day in history death of john Dixwell, English judge (b. 1607)  

Apr 16   Aphra Behn, English dramatist (b. 1640) died in the year 1689.  

Apr 18   George Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem/infamous judge, dies in the year 1689.  

Apr 19   On this day in history christina, Queen of Sweden (1644-54), dies  

Jul 08   On this day in history death of edward Wooster, English Connecticut pioneer (b. 1622)  

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

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