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Historical Events Happened In 1656

Monday, 31 August 2015

Jan 08   Oldest surviving commercial newspaper begins (Haarlem, Netherlands) on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Brandenburg & Sweden sign Treaty of Königsberg on this day in history.  

Jan 17   In the year 1656 brandenburg & Sweden sign Treaty of Königsberg  

Jan 23   Blaise Pascal publishes the first of his Lettres provinciales on this day in history.  

Jan 24   1st Jewish doctor in US, Jacob Lumbrozo, arrives in Maryland on this day in history.  

Jan 24   On this day in history the first Jewish doctor in US, Jacob Lumbrozo, arrives in Maryland  

Feb 20   James Ussher, Irish bible scholar/anglican archbishop, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Feb 20   Johannes Schenck, German/Neth composer, baptised in the year 1656.  

Feb 22   New Amsterdam granted a Jewish burial site on this day in history.  

Feb 27   In the year 1656 johan van Heemskerk, Dutch lawyer/writer/interpreter, dies  

Mar 10   In the year 1656 adolf H van Rechteren, Dutch diplomat/politician  

Mar 13   Jews are denied the right to build a synagogue in New Amsterdam in the year 1656.  

Mar 21   Armagh James Ussher, Archbishop (said world began 4004 BC), dies at 76 in the year 1656.  

Mar 31   Pierre de La Barre, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Apr 10   In the year 1656 dutch fleet occupiers Colombo Ceylon  

Apr 27   Gerard van Honthorst, painter, dies at 65 in the year 1656.  

May 31   Marin Marias, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 09   In the year 1656 thomas Tomkins, composer, dies  

Jun 20   Polish King Jan II Casimir recaptures Warsaw on this day in history.  

Jul 01   1st Quakers (Mary Fisher/Ann Austin) arrives in Boston (arrested) in the year 1656.  

Jul 07   Michelangelo Rossi, Italian opera composer, buried at about 55 on this day in history.  

Jul 08   In the year 1656 alexander van der Capellen, mister of Aartsbergen, dies at about 64  

Jul 11   The birth of First Quaker colonists land at Boston on this day in history.  

Jul 18   In the year 1656 -20] Battle at Warsaw: Swedish king Karel X Gustaafbeats Johan II Kasimir & occupies Warsaw  

Jul 26   Rembrandt declares he is insolvent in the year 1656.  

Sep 15   England & France sign peace treaty on this day in history.  

Sep 19   Treaty of Labiau: Sweden gives Prussia, Brandenburg on this day in history.  

Sep 22   On this day in history all female jury hears case of woman who killed her child (acquit her)  

Oct 02   Stephan Otto, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Oct 02   In the year 1656 uS colony Connecticut passes law against Quakers  

Oct 03   Myles Standish, Plymouth Colony leader, dies (birth date unknown) on this day in history.  

Oct 08   On this day in history johann Georg I, ruler of Saxon (1611-56, Peace of Prague), dies at 71  

Oct 24   Treaty of Vilnius: Russia & Poland sign anti-Swedish covenant on this day in history.  

Oct 29   In the year 1656 edmund Halley, astronomer (Halley's Comet) [NS=Nov 8]  

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Feb 20   On this day in history birth of johannes Schenck, German/Neth composer, baptised  

Mar 10   On this day in history birth of adolf H van Rechteren, Dutch diplomat/politician  

Apr 10   René Lepage de Ste-Claire, lord-founder of the town of Rimouski, in New France (d. 1718) was born in the year 1656.  

May 31   On this day in history birth of marin Marias, composer  

Jul 07   Guru Har Krishan, 8th Guru of Sikhism (d. 1664) was born on this day in history.  

Aug 06   Claude de Forbin, French naval commander (d. 1733) was born on this day in history.  

Sep 06   In the year 1656 birth of guillaume Dubois, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1723)  

Sep 14   In the year 1656 birth of thomas Baker, British antiquarian (d. 1746)  

Famous Deaths In 1656

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1656 death of mathieu Molé, French statesman (b. 1584)  

Feb 20   On this day in history james Ussher, Irish bible scholar/anglican archbishop, dies at 76  

Feb 27   On this day in history johan van Heemskerk, Dutch lawyer/writer/interpreter, dies  

Mar 21   Armagh James Ussher, Archbishop (said world began 4004 BC), dies at 76 in the year 1656.  

Mar 31   On this day in history pierre de La Barre, composer, dies at 64  

Apr 24   In the year 1656 death of thomas Fincke, Danish mathematician and physicist (b. 1561)  

Apr 27   In the year 1656 gerard van Honthorst, painter, dies at 65  

Jun 09   On this day in history thomas Tomkins, composer, dies  

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