Historical Events In 1689
Saturday, 31 July 2021
Jan 01 In the year 1689 pro-James II-earl of Danby occupies York
Jan 18 Charles de Montesquieu, France, philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes) on this day in history.
Jan 18 On this day in history the birth of Charles de Montesquieu, French philosopher
Jan 22 In the year 1689 lord Halifax becomes Speaker of English House of Lords
Jan 26 Jean Racine's "Esther," premieres in Saint-Cyr in the year 1689.
Jan 28 In the year 1689 english parliament ends king Charles II reign
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 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 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 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Apr 11 William III & Mary II crowned as joint rulers of Britain in the year 1689.
Apr 15 On this day in history ferdinand Zellbell, composer
Apr 15 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Apr 20 The former King James II of England, now deposed, lays siege to Derry in the year 1689.
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 on this day in history.
May 11 In the year 1689 battle of Bantry Bay, French & English naval battle
May 12 In the year 1689 england & Netherlands form League of Augsburg
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 on this day in history.
Jul 12 On this day in history orangeman's Day-Battle of Boyne, Protestant victory in Ireland
Jul 25 On this day in history france declares war on England
Jul 27 On this day in history battle of Killicrankie, Viscount Dundee defeats Whig General MacKay