On This Day

What Happened in February 1689

Historical Events

  • Feb 13 Parliament of England adopts the Bill of Rights which establishes the rights of parliament and places limits on the crown

Historic Event

Feb 14 English parliament places Mary Stuart and Prince William III on the throne

Famous Deaths

  • Feb 12 Marie Louise D'Orleans, Queen consort of Spain as the first wife of King Charles II of Spain, dies at 26
  • Feb 21 Isaacus Vossius [Isaac Vos], Dutch librarian, dies