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Born on May 1

Died on May 1

Names that were popular for boys in 1689
  1. Jan
  2. Cornelis
  3. Joannes
  4. Pieter
  5. Petrus
  6. Johannes
  7. Jacob
  8. Willem
  9. Jean
  10. Gerrit
  11. Jacobus
  12. Johann
  13. Hendrik
  14. John
  15. Joseph
  16. Pierre
Names that were popular for girls in 1689
  1. Maria
  2. Anna
  3. Marie
  4. Catharina
  5. Elisabeth
  6. Joanna
  7. Cornelia
  8. Neeltje
  9. Mary
  10. Johanna
  11. Elizabeth
  12. Anne
  13. Trijntje
  14. Ariaantje
  15. Grietje
  16. Jannetje

Source: Wikipedia Historical events 1689
  • Stadhouder Prins Willem III (Huis van Oranje) was from 1672 till 1702 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden)
  • February 13 » William and Mary are proclaimed co-rulers of England.
  • March 12 » James II of England landed at Kinsale, starting the Williamite War in Ireland.
  • March 16 » The 23rd Regiment of Foot, or Royal Welch Fusiliers, is founded.
  • April 18 » Bostonians rise up in rebellion against Sir Edmund Andros.
  • May 24 » The English Parliament passes the Act of Toleration protecting dissenting Protestants but excluding Roman Catholics.
  • August 5 » Beaver Wars: Fifteen hundred Iroquois attack Lachine in New France.