Historical Events In 1689
Sunday, 09 August 2020
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 1,500 Iroquois attack the village of Lachine, in New France in the year 1689.
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 In the year 1689 samuel Richardson, English novelist (Pamela) (baptized)
Aug 21 Jose Pradas Gallen, composer on this day in history.
Aug 21 On this day in history the Battle of Dunkeld in Scotland.
Aug 21 William Cleland, Scottish poet and soldier on this day in history.
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 On this day in history the Treaty of Nerchinsk is signed by Russia and the Qing empire.
Sep 01 Kilian I von Dientzenhofer, Bavarian master builder (Prague) on this day in history.
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 in the year 1689.
Oct 11 In the year 1689 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 Philipp von Zesen, German poet (Bescheibung of Amsterdam), dies at 70 in the year 1689.
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 In the year 1689 joseph Bodin de Boismortier, composer
Dec 24 On this day in history french van Mieris "the Young", Dutch painter/historian
Dec 29 On this day in history olfert Dapper, Amsterdam historian/geographer, buried
Dec 30 Henry Purcell & Tates opera "Dido & Aeneas," premieres in Chesea in the year 1689.