Historical Events Happened In 1656
Saturday, 25 April 2015
Jan 08 Oldest surviving commercial newspaper begins (Haarlem, Netherlands) on this day in history.
Jan 17 Brandenburg & Sweden sign Treaty of Königsberg in the year 1656.
Jan 17 On this day in history brandenburg & Sweden sign Treaty of Königsberg
Jan 23 On this day in history blaise Pascal publishes the first of his Lettres provinciales.
Jan 24 1st Jewish doctor in US, Jacob Lumbrozo, arrives in Maryland in the year 1656.
Jan 24 In the year 1656 the first Jewish doctor in US, Jacob Lumbrozo, arrives in Maryland
Feb 20 In the year 1656 james Ussher, Irish bible scholar/anglican archbishop, dies at 76
Feb 20 On this day in history johannes Schenck, German/Neth composer, baptised
Feb 22 In the year 1656 new Amsterdam granted a Jewish burial site
Feb 27 In the year 1656 johan van Heemskerk, Dutch lawyer/writer/interpreter, dies
Mar 10 Adolf H van Rechteren, Dutch diplomat/politician in the year 1656.
Mar 13 On this day in history jews are denied the right to build a synagogue in New Amsterdam
Mar 21 Armagh James Ussher, Archbishop (said world began 4004 BC), dies at 76 on this day in history.
Mar 31 In the year 1656 pierre de La Barre, composer, dies at 64
Apr 10 In the year 1656 dutch fleet occupiers Colombo Ceylon
Apr 27 In the year 1656 gerard van Honthorst, painter, dies at 65
May 31 On this day in history marin Marias, composer
Jun 09 Thomas Tomkins, composer, dies in the year 1656.
Jun 20 Polish King Jan II Casimir recaptures Warsaw in the year 1656.
Jul 01 In the year 1656 1st Quakers (Mary Fisher/Ann Austin) arrives in Boston (arrested)
Jul 07 Michelangelo Rossi, Italian opera composer, buried at about 55 in the year 1656.
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 in the year 1656.
Jul 18 On this day in history -20] Battle at Warsaw: Swedish king Karel X Gustaafbeats Johan II Kasimir & occupies Warsaw
Jul 26 In the year 1656 rembrandt declares he is insolvent
Sep 15 On this day in history england & France sign peace treaty
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 US colony Connecticut passes law against Quakers in the year 1656.
Oct 03 In the year 1656 myles Standish, Plymouth Colony leader, dies (birth date unknown)
Oct 08 Johann Georg I, ruler of Saxon (1611-56, Peace of Prague), dies at 71 in the year 1656.
Oct 24 In the year 1656 treaty of Vilnius: Russia & Poland sign anti-Swedish covenant
Oct 29 Edmund Halley, astronomer (Halley's Comet) [NS=Nov 8] in the year 1656.