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Historical Events Happened In 1656

Tuesday, 31 May 2016

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

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

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.  

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

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) 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 in the year 1656.  

Jul 26   Rembrandt declares he is insolvent on this day in history.  

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

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

Sep 22   All female jury hears case of woman who killed her child (acquit her) on this day in history.  

Oct 02   Stephan Otto, composer, dies at 53 in the year 1656.  

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

Oct 03   Myles Standish, Plymouth Colony leader, dies (birth date unknown) in the year 1656.  

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   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   In the year 1656 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   Marin Marias, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

Aug 06   On this day in history birth of claude de Forbin, French naval commander (d. 1733)  

Sep 06   On this day in history birth of guillaume Dubois, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1723)  

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

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   In the year 1656 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   On this day in history gerard van Honthorst, painter, dies at 65  

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

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