Historical Events Happened In 1659
Thursday, 11 February 2016
Jan 14 In the year 1659 battle at Elvas Portuguese beat Spanish
Jan 14 Battle at Elvas: Portuguese beat Spanish in the year 1659.
Jan 17 On this day in history antonio Veracini, composer
Jan 18 Benedikt Lechler, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1659.
Jan 21 On this day in history adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect
Jan 24 Pierre Corneille's "Oedipe," premieres in Paris in the year 1659.
Feb 01 In the year 1659 jacob Roggeveen, Dutch Swiss lawyer/navigator (Easter Island)
Feb 11 The assault on Copenhagen by Swedish forces is beaten back with heavy losses on this day in history.
Feb 16 In the year 1659 1st known check (£400) (on display at Westminster Abbey)
Feb 16 First known check (£400), it is now (on display at Westminster Abbey in the year 1659.
Mar 07 In the year 1659 henry Purcell, English organist/composer (Dido & Aeneas)
Mar 26 William Wollaston, Coton England, philosopher on this day in history.
Apr 15 On this day in history simon Dach, German poet, dies
Apr 22 Lord protector Cromwell disbands English parliament on this day in history.
May 16 Campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist in the year 1659.
May 22 France, England & Netherlands sign "Hedges Concerto" treaty on this day in history.
May 25 In the year 1659 richard Cromwell resigns as English Lord Protector
May 31 On this day in history netherlands, England & France sign Treaty of The Hague
Jun 29 On this day in history the Russians, led by prince Trubetskoy are defeated by the Ukrainian armies of Ivan Vyhovsky in the Battle of Konotop.
Jul 16 In the year 1659 princess Henriette C of Orange-Nassau weds monarch Johan George II
Jul 23 In the year 1659 antonius Schultingh, [Schultingius], Dutch lawyer
Aug 01 In the year 1659 antoine Mouque, composer
Sep 05 On this day in history pieter de Carpentier, Flemish gov-gen of Neth East-Indies, dies at 71
Sep 30 In the year 1659 peter Stuyvesant of New Netherlands forbids tennis playing during Creligious services
Sep 30 In the year 1659 robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked (according to Defoe)
Oct 04 In the year 1659 franz Weichlein, composer
Oct 08 In the year 1659 jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary
Oct 10 Able J Tasmania, navigator/discovered (Tasmania, NZ), dies at about 56 in the year 1659.
Oct 12 On this day in history english Rump-government fires John Lambert & other generals
Oct 13 On this day in history gen-major John Lambert drives out English Rump-govt
Oct 27 On this day in history marmaduke Stevenson, Quaker in Boston, hanged
Nov 06 On this day in history theodor Schwartzkopff, composer
Nov 07 Peace of Pyreneeen: French king Louis XIV & Spanish king Philip IV in the year 1659.
Nov 17 On this day in history peace of the Pyrenees is signed between France and Spain.