Historical Events In 1689
Thursday, 28 September 2023
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 The birth of Charles de Montesquieu, French philosopher in the year 1689.
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 English parliament ends king Charles II reign on this day in history.
Jan 29 Hubert K Poot, Dutch poet on this day in history.
Feb 13 In the year 1689 british Parliament adopts Bill of Rights
Feb 14 On this day in history english parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince Willem III on the throne
Feb 15 On this day in history german Parliament declares war on France
Feb 21 Isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies on this day in history.
Feb 23 On this day in history dutch prince William III proclaimed king of England
Mar 12 On this day in history former English King James II lands in Ireland
Mar 14 Scotland dismisses Willem III & Mary Stuart as king & queen on this day in history.
Mar 14 On this day in history scotland dismisses Willem III and Mary Stuart as king and queen
Mar 16 In the year 1689 the 23rd Regiment of Foot or Royal Welch Fusiliers is founded.
Apr 11 In the year 1689 william III & Mary II crowned as joint rulers of Britain
Apr 15 On this day in history ferdinand Zellbell, composer
Apr 15 In the year 1689 french king Louis XIV declares war on Spain
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 in the year 1689.
Apr 19 In the year 1689 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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history battle of Bantry Bay, French & English naval battle
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 Mary Wortley Montagu, English essayist, feminist, eccentric on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.