Historical Events In 1689
Saturday, 04 July 2020
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 On this day in history lord Halifax becomes Speaker of English House of Lords
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 In the year 1689 hubert K Poot, Dutch poet
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 In the year 1689 isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies
Feb 23 On this day in history dutch prince William III proclaimed king of England
Mar 12 In the year 1689 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 on this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history george Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem/infamous judge, dies
Apr 19 On this day in history christina, Queen of Sweden (1644-54), dies
Apr 20 The former King James II of England, now deposed, lays siege to Derry on this day in history.
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 England & Netherlands form League of Augsburg on this day in history.
May 24 English Parliament guarantees freedom of religion for Protestants in the year 1689.
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 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 on this day in history.
Jul 25 In the year 1689 france declares war on England
Jul 27 In the year 1689 battle of Killicrankie, Viscount Dundee defeats Whig General MacKay