Historical Events Happened In 1656
Saturday, 06 February 2016
Jan 08 On this day in history oldest surviving commercial newspaper begins (Haarlem, Netherlands)
Jan 17 In the year 1656 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 in the year 1656.
Jan 24 The first Jewish doctor in US, Jacob Lumbrozo, arrives in Maryland in the year 1656.
Feb 20 In the year 1656 james Ussher, Irish bible scholar/anglican archbishop, dies at 76
Feb 20 In the year 1656 johannes Schenck, German/Neth composer, baptised
Feb 22 New Amsterdam granted a Jewish burial site on this day in history.
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 Jews are denied the right to build a synagogue in New Amsterdam in the year 1656.
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 in the year 1656.
Jun 09 In the year 1656 thomas Tomkins, composer, dies
Jun 20 Polish King Jan II Casimir recaptures Warsaw on this day in history.
Jul 01 In the year 1656 1st Quakers (Mary Fisher/Ann Austin) arrives in Boston (arrested)
Jul 07 On this day in history michelangelo Rossi, Italian opera composer, buried at about 55
Jul 08 Alexander van der Capellen, mister of Aartsbergen, dies at about 64 in the year 1656.
Jul 11 The birth of First Quaker colonists land at Boston on this day in history.
Jul 18 -20] Battle at Warsaw: Swedish king Karel X Gustaafbeats Johan II Kasimir & occupies Warsaw in the year 1656.
Jul 26 On this day in history 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 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 in the year 1656.
Oct 02 In the year 1656 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 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 In the year 1656 edmund Halley, astronomer (Halley's Comet) [NS=Nov 8]