On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1689

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Battle of Dunkeld fought in Scotland between supporters of King James VII of Scotland and troops of William of Orange

Famous Birthdays

  • José Pradas Gallén, Spanish composer, born in Villahermosa del Río, Spain (d. 1757)

Famous Deaths

  • William Cleland, Scottish poet and soldier