On This Day

What Happened on January 22, 1689

Historical Events

  • Lord Halifax becomes Speaker of English House of Lords

Historic Event

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)

1689 Highlights

About January 22, 1689

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 333 years and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius