Historical Events In 1689
Saturday, 21 September 2019
Jan 01 In the year 1689 pro-James II-earl of Danby occupies York
Jan 18 In the year 1689 charles de Montesquieu, France, philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes)
Jan 18 In the year 1689 the birth of Charles de Montesquieu, French philosopher
Jan 22 Lord Halifax becomes Speaker of English House of Lords in the year 1689.
Jan 26 In the year 1689 jean Racine's "Esther," premieres in Saint-Cyr
Jan 28 English parliament ends king Charles II reign on this day in history.
Jan 29 On this day in history hubert K Poot, Dutch poet
Feb 13 British Parliament adopts Bill of Rights on this day in history.
Feb 14 In the year 1689 english parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince Willem III on the throne
Feb 15 German Parliament declares war on France in the year 1689.
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 In the year 1689 scotland dismisses Willem III & Mary Stuart as king & queen
Mar 14 On this day in history 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 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 French king Louis XIV declares war on Spain on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history battle of Bantry Bay, French & English naval battle
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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1689 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 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