Historical Events In 1689
Friday, 14 August 2020
Jul 27 On this day in history jacobite Scottish Highlanders defeat royal force at Killiecrankie
Jul 27 John Graham, of Claverhouse, 1st viscount Dundee/soldier, killed, dies on this day in history.
Aug 05 On this day in history 1,500 Iroquois attack the village of Lachine, in New France.
Aug 05 A band of 1,500 Iroquois surround the village of Lachine, Quebec during a violent thunderstorm and set fire to the houses; they then massacre 24 inhabitants and kidnap 90; 42 of the 90 are never seen again; they also kill about 200 more settlers and capture 100 in raids in the vicinity in the year 1689.
Aug 12 On this day in history innocent XI, [Benedetto Odescalchi], Pope (1676-89), dies at 78
Aug 19 Samuel Richardson, English novelist (Pamela) (baptized) on this day in history.
Aug 21 Jose Pradas Gallen, composer on this day in history.
Aug 21 The Battle of Dunkeld in Scotland in the year 1689.
Aug 21 In the year 1689 william Cleland, Scottish poet and soldier
Aug 25 Battle at Charleroi: Spanish & English armies chase French in the year 1689.
Aug 25 On this day in history montr‚al taken by Iroquois
Aug 27 In the year 1689 the Treaty of Nerchinsk is signed by Russia and the Qing empire.
Sep 01 Kilian I von Dientzenhofer, Bavarian master builder (Prague) on this day in history.
Sep 01 On this day in history russia began taxing men's beards
Sep 08 China & Russia signs Treaty of Nertsjinsk (Nierchul) on this day in history.
Oct 06 In the year 1689 pietro Ottoboni replaces Pope Innocent XI as Alexander VIII
Oct 11 In the year 1689 peter the Great becomes tsar of Russia
Oct 28 In the year 1689 michel Mathieu, composer
Nov 03 On this day in history johann Joseph Ignaz Brentner, composer
Nov 13 In the year 1689 philipp von Zesen, German poet (Bescheibung of Amsterdam), dies at 70
Dec 16 English Parliament adopts Bill of Rights after Glorious Revolution in the year 1689.
Dec 22 Heavy earthquake strikes Innsbruck on this day in history.
Dec 23 Joseph Bodin de Boismortier, composer in the year 1689.
Dec 24 French van Mieris "the Young", Dutch painter/historian in the year 1689.
Dec 29 On this day in history olfert Dapper, Amsterdam historian/geographer, buried
Dec 30 In the year 1689 henry Purcell & Tates opera "Dido & Aeneas," premieres in Chesea