Historical Events In 1689
Monday, 18 November 2019
Jan 01 Pro-James II-earl of Danby occupies York on this day in history.
Jan 18 Charles de Montesquieu, France, philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes) in the year 1689.
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 in the year 1689.
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 Hubert K Poot, Dutch poet in the year 1689.
Feb 13 British Parliament adopts Bill of Rights on this day in history.
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 Isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies in the year 1689.
Feb 23 In the year 1689 dutch prince William III proclaimed king of England
Mar 12 On this day in history former English King James II lands in Ireland
Mar 14 On this day in history scotland dismisses Willem III & Mary Stuart as king & queen
Mar 14 Scotland dismisses Willem III and Mary Stuart as king and queen on this day in history.
Mar 16 On this day in history the 23rd Regiment of Foot or Royal Welch Fusiliers is founded.
Apr 11 On this day in history william III & Mary II crowned as joint rulers of Britain
Apr 15 Ferdinand Zellbell, composer on this day in history.
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 In the year 1689 george Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem/infamous judge, dies
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 In the year 1689 william III & Mary Stuart proclaimed king & queen of England
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 in the year 1689.
May 12 England & Netherlands form League of Augsburg in the year 1689.
May 24 English Parliament guarantees freedom of religion for Protestants on this day in history.
May 26 In the year 1689 mary Wortley Montagu, English essayist, feminist, eccentric
May 27 Anthonie Heinsius succeeds G Fagel as pension advisor of Holland in the year 1689.
Jul 01 Matsuo Basho, zen poet, leaves for 150 days journey on Honshu Japan in the year 1689.
Jul 12 Orangeman's Day-Battle of Boyne, Protestant victory in Ireland in the year 1689.
Jul 25 France declares war on England on this day in history.
Jul 27 Battle of Killicrankie, Viscount Dundee defeats Whig General MacKay on this day in history.