Historical Events In 1689
Friday, 24 May 2019
Jan 01 On this day in history pro-James II-earl of Danby occupies York
Jan 18 On this day in history charles de Montesquieu, France, philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes)
Jan 18 On this day in history the birth of Charles de Montesquieu, French philosopher
Jan 22 Lord Halifax becomes Speaker of English House of Lords on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies
Feb 23 Dutch prince William III proclaimed king of England in the year 1689.
Mar 12 On this day in history former English King James II lands in Ireland
Mar 14 In the year 1689 scotland dismisses Willem III & Mary Stuart as king & queen
Mar 14 Scotland dismisses Willem III and Mary Stuart as king and queen in the year 1689.
Mar 16 The 23rd Regiment of Foot or Royal Welch Fusiliers is founded on this day in history.
Apr 11 William III & Mary II crowned as joint rulers of Britain in the year 1689.
Apr 15 In the year 1689 ferdinand Zellbell, composer
Apr 15 French king Louis XIV declares war on Spain in the year 1689.
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 on this day in history.
Apr 19 Christina, Queen of Sweden (1644-54), dies on this day in history.
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 in the year 1689.
May 09 English King Willem III declares war on France in the year 1689.
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 in the year 1689.
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 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 on this day in history.
Jul 25 In the year 1689 france declares war on England
Jul 27 Battle of Killicrankie, Viscount Dundee defeats Whig General MacKay in the year 1689.