Historical Events In 1689
Friday, 03 April 2020
Jan 01 Pro-James II-earl of Danby occupies York in the year 1689.
Jan 18 Charles de Montesquieu, France, philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes) in the year 1689.
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 In the year 1689 jean Racine's "Esther," premieres in Saint-Cyr
Jan 28 In the year 1689 english parliament ends king Charles II reign
Jan 29 Hubert K Poot, Dutch poet on this day in history.
Feb 13 British Parliament adopts Bill of Rights in the year 1689.
Feb 14 English parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince Willem III on the throne on this day in history.
Feb 15 In the year 1689 german Parliament declares war on France
Feb 21 Isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies on this day in history.
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 On this day in history the 23rd Regiment of Foot or Royal Welch Fusiliers is founded.
Apr 11 William III & Mary II crowned as joint rulers of Britain on this day in history.
Apr 15 Ferdinand Zellbell, composer on this day in history.
Apr 15 On this day in history french king Louis XIV declares war on Spain
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 In the year 1689 george Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem/infamous judge, dies
Apr 19 In the year 1689 christina, Queen of Sweden (1644-54), dies
Apr 20 In the year 1689 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 English King Willem III declares war on France in the year 1689.
May 11 On this day in history battle of Bantry Bay, French & English naval battle
May 12 On this day in history england & Netherlands form League of Augsburg
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 On this day in history france declares war on England
Jul 27 In the year 1689 battle of Killicrankie, Viscount Dundee defeats Whig General MacKay