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Historical Events Happened In 1656

Friday, 28 November 2014

Jan 08   On this day in history oldest surviving commercial newspaper begins (Haarlem, Netherlands)  

Jan 17   Brandenburg & Sweden sign Treaty of Königsberg in the year 1656.  

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

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   In the year 1656 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   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   Johan van Heemskerk, Dutch lawyer/writer/interpreter, dies on this day in history.  

Mar 10   Adolf H van Rechteren, Dutch diplomat/politician in the year 1656.  

Mar 13   In the year 1656 jews are denied the right to build a synagogue in New Amsterdam  

Mar 21   In the year 1656 armagh James Ussher, Archbishop (said world began 4004 BC), dies at 76  

Mar 31   Pierre de La Barre, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1656.  

Apr 10   Dutch fleet occupiers Colombo Ceylon in the year 1656.  

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 in the year 1656.  

Jul 01   1st Quakers (Mary Fisher/Ann Austin) arrives in Boston (arrested) on this day in history.  

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   -20] Battle at Warsaw: Swedish king Karel X Gustaafbeats Johan II Kasimir & occupies Warsaw on this day in history.  

Jul 26   In the year 1656 rembrandt declares he is insolvent  

Sep 15   In the year 1656 england & France sign peace treaty  

Sep 19   In the year 1656 treaty of Labiau: Sweden gives Prussia, Brandenburg  

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

Oct 02   On this day in history stephan Otto, composer, dies at 53  

Oct 02   US colony Connecticut passes law against Quakers in the year 1656.  

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

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

Oct 24   On this day in history treaty of Vilnius: Russia & Poland sign anti-Swedish covenant  

Oct 29   Edmund Halley, astronomer (Halley's Comet) [NS=Nov 8] in the year 1656.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1656

Famous People Born In This Year In History

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

Mar 10   Adolf H van Rechteren, Dutch diplomat/politician was born in the year 1656.  

Apr 10   On this day in history birth of rené Lepage de Ste-Claire, lord-founder of the town of Rimouski, in New France (d. 1718)  

May 31   In the year 1656 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   Guillaume Dubois, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1723) was born in the year 1656.  

Sep 14   Thomas Baker, British antiquarian (d. 1746) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1656 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   On this day in history armagh James Ussher, Archbishop (said world began 4004 BC), dies at 76  

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

Apr 24   Thomas Fincke, Danish mathematician and physicist (b. 1561) died on this day in history.  

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

Jun 09   Thomas Tomkins, composer, dies in the year 1656.