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Historical Events Happened In 1656

Saturday, 31 January 2015

Jan 08   Oldest surviving commercial newspaper begins (Haarlem, Netherlands) in the year 1656.  

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

Jan 24   In the year 1656 1st Jewish doctor in US, Jacob Lumbrozo, arrives in Maryland  

Jan 24   The first Jewish doctor in US, Jacob Lumbrozo, arrives in Maryland in the year 1656.  

Feb 20   James Ussher, Irish bible scholar/anglican archbishop, dies at 76 in the year 1656.  

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

Feb 22   New Amsterdam granted a Jewish burial site in the year 1656.  

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

Mar 10   Adolf H van Rechteren, Dutch diplomat/politician on this day in history.  

Mar 13   On this day in history jews are denied the right to build a synagogue in New Amsterdam  

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 10   Dutch fleet occupiers Colombo Ceylon in the year 1656.  

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

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

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

Jun 20   In the year 1656 polish King Jan II Casimir recaptures Warsaw  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 08   Alexander van der Capellen, mister of Aartsbergen, dies at about 64 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 18   On this day in history -20] Battle at Warsaw: Swedish king Karel X Gustaafbeats Johan II Kasimir & occupies Warsaw  

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   Treaty of Labiau: Sweden gives Prussia, Brandenburg in the year 1656.  

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   On this day in history uS colony Connecticut passes law against Quakers  

Oct 03   On this day in history myles Standish, Plymouth Colony leader, dies (birth date unknown)  

Oct 08   In the year 1656 johann Georg I, ruler of Saxon (1611-56, Peace of Prague), dies at 71  

Oct 24   In the year 1656 treaty of Vilnius: Russia & Poland sign anti-Swedish covenant  

Oct 29   On this day in history edmund Halley, astronomer (Halley's Comet) [NS=Nov 8]  

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Famous Birthdays In 1656

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 20   In the year 1656 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   René Lepage de Ste-Claire, lord-founder of the town of Rimouski, in New France (d. 1718) was born on this day in history.  

May 31   Marin Marias, composer was born in the year 1656.  

Jul 07   On this day in history birth of guru Har Krishan, 8th Guru of Sikhism (d. 1664)  

Aug 06   In the year 1656 birth of claude de Forbin, French naval commander (d. 1733)  

Sep 06   Guillaume Dubois, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1723) was born in the year 1656.  

Sep 14   On this day in history birth of thomas Baker, British antiquarian (d. 1746)  

Famous Deaths In 1656

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   Mathieu Molé, French statesman (b. 1584) died in the year 1656.  

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   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 24   On this day in history 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