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Historical Events In 1689

Sunday, 29 March 2020

Jul 27   On this day in history jacobite Scottish Highlanders defeat royal force at Killiecrankie  

Jul 27   John Graham, of Claverhouse, 1st viscount Dundee/soldier, killed, dies on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1689 innocent XI, [Benedetto Odescalchi], Pope (1676-89), dies at 78  

Aug 19   Samuel Richardson, English novelist (Pamela) (baptized) in the year 1689.  

Aug 21   Jose Pradas Gallen, composer in the year 1689.  

Aug 21   In the year 1689 the Battle of Dunkeld in Scotland.  

Aug 21   On this day in history william Cleland, Scottish poet and soldier  

Aug 25   Battle at Charleroi: Spanish & English armies chase French on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history russia began taxing men's beards  

Sep 08   On this day in history china & Russia signs Treaty of Nertsjinsk (Nierchul)  

Oct 06   Pietro Ottoboni replaces Pope Innocent XI as Alexander VIII on this day in history.  

Oct 11   Peter the Great becomes tsar of Russia in the year 1689.  

Oct 28   Michel Mathieu, composer in the year 1689.  

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 in the year 1689.  

Dec 16   English Parliament adopts Bill of Rights after Glorious Revolution on this day in history.  

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   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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1689

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 18   Charles de Montesquieu, France, philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes) was born in the year 1689.  

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

Apr 15   On this day in history birth of ferdinand Zellbell, composer  

May 24   Daniel Finch, 8th Earl of Winchilsea, English politician (d. 1769) was born in the year 1689.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   John Dixwell, English judge (b. 1607) died on this day in history.  

Apr 16   In the year 1689 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 on this day in history.  

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

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