Historical Events In 1689
Monday, 18 February 2019
Jul 27 In the year 1689 jacobite Scottish Highlanders defeat royal force at Killiecrankie
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 In the year 1689 innocent XI, [Benedetto Odescalchi], Pope (1676-89), dies at 78
Aug 19 On this day in history samuel Richardson, English novelist (Pamela) (baptized)
Aug 21 On this day in history jose Pradas Gallen, composer
Aug 21 The Battle of Dunkeld in Scotland on this day in history.
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 In the year 1689 montr‚al taken by Iroquois
Aug 27 The Treaty of Nerchinsk is signed by Russia and the Qing empire on this day in history.
Sep 01 On this day in history kilian I von Dientzenhofer, Bavarian master builder (Prague)
Sep 01 In the year 1689 russia began taxing men's beards
Sep 08 China & Russia signs Treaty of Nertsjinsk (Nierchul) on this day in history.
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 Michel Mathieu, composer on this day in history.
Nov 03 On this day in history johann Joseph Ignaz Brentner, composer
Nov 13 On this day in history philipp von Zesen, German poet (Bescheibung of Amsterdam), dies at 70
Dec 16 On this day in history english Parliament adopts Bill of Rights after Glorious Revolution
Dec 22 Heavy earthquake strikes Innsbruck on this day in history.
Dec 23 Joseph Bodin de Boismortier, composer on this day in history.
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 On this day in history henry Purcell & Tates opera "Dido & Aeneas," premieres in Chesea