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Historical Events Happened In 1656

Thursday, 24 April 2014

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

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

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

Jan 23   Blaise Pascal publishes the first of his Lettres provinciales on this day in history.  

Jan 24   On this day in history 1st Jewish doctor in US, Jacob Lumbrozo, arrives in Maryland  

Jan 24   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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   On this day in history thomas Tomkins, composer, dies  

Jun 20   On this day in history polish King Jan II Casimir recaptures Warsaw  

Jul 01   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 26   On this day in history rembrandt declares he is insolvent  

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

Sep 19   On this day in history 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   On this day in history stephan Otto, composer, dies at 53  

Oct 02   US colony Connecticut passes law against Quakers on this day in history.  

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] on this day in history.  

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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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 07   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of guillaume Dubois, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1723)  

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

Jun 09   On this day in history thomas Tomkins, composer, dies