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Historical Events In 1689

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Jul 27   In the year 1689 jacobite Scottish Highlanders defeat royal force at Killiecrankie  

Jul 27   John Graham, of Claverhouse, 1st viscount Dundee/soldier, killed, dies in the year 1689.  

Aug 05   On this day in history 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 in the year 1689.  

Aug 21   William Cleland, Scottish poet and soldier in the year 1689.  

Aug 25   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1689 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   In the year 1689 johann Joseph Ignaz Brentner, composer  

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   On this day in history 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   Olfert Dapper, Amsterdam historian/geographer, buried on this day in history.  

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

May 26   Mary Wortley Montagu, English essayist, feminist, eccentric was born in the year 1689.  

Jun 26   In the year 1689 birth of edward Holyoke, American academic (d. 1769)  

Jul 09   In the year 1689 birth of alexis Piron, French writer (d. 1773)  

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

Famous Deaths In 1689

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   Seth Ward, English mathematician and astronomer (b. 1617) died in the year 1689.  

Feb 21   On this day in history isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies  

Mar 18   In the year 1689 death of john Dixwell, English judge (b. 1607)  

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

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

Jul 27   In the year 1689 john Graham, of Claverhouse, 1st viscount Dundee/soldier, killed, dies  

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