On This Day

What Happened on January 22, 1689

Historical Events

  • Lord Halifax becomes Speaker of English House of Lords

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Prince William of Orange (future King William III of Britain), summons Convention Parliament to discuss ruling jointly with his wife Mary (daughter of exiled King James II)

King of England William III
King of England
William III

1689 Highlights

About January 22, 1689

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 331 years, 11 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius