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Historical Events Happened In 1656

Thursday, 18 December 2014

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

Jan 17   On this day in history brandenburg & Sweden sign Treaty of Königsberg  

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

Jan 23   In the year 1656 blaise Pascal publishes the first of his Lettres provinciales.  

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 in the year 1656.  

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

Feb 22   On this day in history new Amsterdam granted a Jewish burial site  

Feb 27   Johan van Heemskerk, Dutch lawyer/writer/interpreter, dies in the year 1656.  

Mar 10   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 10   Dutch fleet occupiers Colombo Ceylon on this day in history.  

Apr 27   On this day in history gerard van Honthorst, painter, dies at 65  

May 31   On this day in history marin Marias, composer  

Jun 09   Thomas Tomkins, composer, dies on this day in history.  

Jun 20   Polish King Jan II Casimir recaptures Warsaw in the year 1656.  

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

Jul 07   In the year 1656 michelangelo Rossi, Italian opera composer, buried at about 55  

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

Jul 11   On this day in history the birth of First Quaker colonists land at Boston  

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

Jul 26   In the year 1656 rembrandt declares he is insolvent  

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   In the year 1656 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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1656

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 20   Johannes Schenck, German/Neth composer, baptised was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jul 07   In the year 1656 birth of guru Har Krishan, 8th Guru of Sikhism (d. 1664)  

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 in the year 1656.  

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   In the year 1656 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   Pierre de La Barre, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 27   Gerard van Honthorst, painter, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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