Historical Events In 1689
Thursday, 26 November 2020
Jan 01 In the year 1689 pro-James II-earl of Danby occupies York
Jan 18 Charles de Montesquieu, France, philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes) on this day in history.
Jan 18 The birth of Charles de Montesquieu, French philosopher on this day in history.
Jan 22 Lord Halifax becomes Speaker of English House of Lords on this day in history.
Jan 26 On this day in history jean Racine's "Esther," premieres in Saint-Cyr
Jan 28 In the year 1689 english parliament ends king Charles II reign
Jan 29 On this day in history hubert K Poot, Dutch poet
Feb 13 In the year 1689 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 In the year 1689 german Parliament declares war on France
Feb 21 In the year 1689 isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies
Feb 23 Dutch prince William III proclaimed king of England in the year 1689.
Mar 12 Former English King James II lands in Ireland in the year 1689.
Mar 14 On this day in history scotland dismisses Willem III & Mary Stuart as king & queen
Mar 14 In the year 1689 scotland dismisses Willem III and Mary Stuart as king and queen
Mar 16 The 23rd Regiment of Foot or Royal Welch Fusiliers is founded in the year 1689.
Apr 11 William III & Mary II crowned as joint rulers of Britain on this day in history.
Apr 15 In the year 1689 ferdinand Zellbell, composer
Apr 15 In the year 1689 french king Louis XIV declares war on Spain
Apr 18 In the year 1689 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 Christina, Queen of Sweden (1644-54), dies in the year 1689.
Apr 20 In the year 1689 the former King James II of England, now deposed, lays siege to Derry.
Apr 21 On this day in history william III & Mary Stuart proclaimed king & queen of England
May 09 In the year 1689 english King Willem III declares war on France
May 11 Battle of Bantry Bay, French & English naval battle in the year 1689.
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 on this day in history.
May 27 Anthonie Heinsius succeeds G Fagel as pension advisor of Holland in the year 1689.
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 on this day in history.
Jul 25 France declares war on England on this day in history.
Jul 27 On this day in history battle of Killicrankie, Viscount Dundee defeats Whig General MacKay