Historical Events In 1689
Monday, 20 January 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) on this day in history.
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 Jean Racine's "Esther," premieres in Saint-Cyr on this day in history.
Jan 28 On this day in history english parliament ends king Charles II reign
Jan 29 Hubert K Poot, Dutch poet in the year 1689.
Feb 13 In the year 1689 british Parliament adopts Bill of Rights
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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1689 former English King James II lands in Ireland
Mar 14 Scotland dismisses Willem III & Mary Stuart as king & queen in the year 1689.
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 in the year 1689.
Apr 15 Ferdinand Zellbell, composer on this day in history.
Apr 15 French king Louis XIV declares war on Spain in the year 1689.
Apr 18 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 in the year 1689.
Apr 18 George Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem/infamous judge, dies in the year 1689.
Apr 19 On this day in history 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 In the year 1689 william III & Mary Stuart proclaimed king & queen of England
May 09 English King Willem III declares war on France in the year 1689.
May 11 Battle of Bantry Bay, French & English naval battle on this day in history.
May 12 On this day in history england & Netherlands form League of Augsburg
May 24 English Parliament guarantees freedom of religion for Protestants in the year 1689.
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 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 in the year 1689.