Historical Events In 1689
Thursday, 21 March 2019
Jan 01 Pro-James II-earl of Danby occupies York on this day in history.
Jan 18 In the year 1689 charles de Montesquieu, France, philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes)
Jan 18 The birth of Charles de Montesquieu, French philosopher in the year 1689.
Jan 22 On this day in history lord Halifax becomes Speaker of English House of Lords
Jan 26 Jean Racine's "Esther," premieres in Saint-Cyr in the year 1689.
Jan 28 English parliament ends king Charles II reign in the year 1689.
Jan 29 Hubert K Poot, Dutch poet in the year 1689.
Feb 13 On this day in history british Parliament adopts Bill of Rights
Feb 14 English parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince Willem III on the throne in the year 1689.
Feb 15 On this day in history german Parliament declares war on France
Feb 21 On this day in history isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies
Feb 23 In the year 1689 dutch prince William III proclaimed king of England
Mar 12 Former English King James II lands in Ireland on this day in history.
Mar 14 Scotland dismisses Willem III & Mary Stuart as king & queen on this day in history.
Mar 14 On this day in history scotland dismisses Willem III and Mary Stuart as king and queen
Mar 16 On this day in history the 23rd Regiment of Foot or Royal Welch Fusiliers is founded.
Apr 11 In the year 1689 william III & Mary II crowned as joint rulers of Britain
Apr 15 Ferdinand Zellbell, composer in the year 1689.
Apr 15 French king Louis XIV declares war on Spain on this day in history.
Apr 18 On this day in history death of British Chief Justice Judge George Jeffreys in the Tower of London. He presided over the "Bloody Assizes" following the Monmouth Rebellion of 1685.
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
Apr 20 On this day in history the former King James II of England, now deposed, lays siege to Derry.
Apr 21 William III & Mary Stuart proclaimed king & queen of England on this day in history.
May 09 On this day in history english King Willem III declares war on France
May 11 Battle of Bantry Bay, French & English naval battle on this day in history.
May 12 England & Netherlands form League of Augsburg on this day in history.
May 24 On this day in history english Parliament guarantees freedom of religion for Protestants
May 26 Mary Wortley Montagu, English essayist, feminist, eccentric in the year 1689.
May 27 Anthonie Heinsius succeeds G Fagel as pension advisor of Holland on this day in history.
Jul 01 On this day in history matsuo Basho, zen poet, leaves for 150 days journey on Honshu Japan
Jul 12 Orangeman's Day-Battle of Boyne, Protestant victory in Ireland in the year 1689.
Jul 25 In the year 1689 france declares war on England
Jul 27 In the year 1689 battle of Killicrankie, Viscount Dundee defeats Whig General MacKay