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Historical Events Happened In 1659

Friday, 06 March 2015

Jan 14   Battle at Elvas Portuguese beat Spanish in the year 1659.  

Jan 14   Battle at Elvas: Portuguese beat Spanish in the year 1659.  

Jan 17   Antonio Veracini, composer on this day in history.  

Jan 18   On this day in history benedikt Lechler, composer, dies at 64  

Jan 21   In the year 1659 adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect  

Jan 24   On this day in history pierre Corneille's "Oedipe," premieres in Paris  

Feb 01   Jacob Roggeveen, Dutch Swiss lawyer/navigator (Easter Island) in the year 1659.  

Feb 11   The assault on Copenhagen by Swedish forces is beaten back with heavy losses in the year 1659.  

Feb 16   On this day in history 1st known check (£400) (on display at Westminster Abbey)  

Feb 16   On this day in history first known check (£400), it is now (on display at Westminster Abbey  

Mar 07   Henry Purcell, English organist/composer (Dido & Aeneas) on this day in history.  

Mar 26   In the year 1659 william Wollaston, Coton England, philosopher  

Apr 15   On this day in history simon Dach, German poet, dies  

Apr 22   In the year 1659 lord protector Cromwell disbands English parliament  

May 16   Campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist in the year 1659.  

May 22   France, England & Netherlands sign "Hedges Concerto" treaty in the year 1659.  

May 25   Richard Cromwell resigns as English Lord Protector in the year 1659.  

May 31   On this day in history netherlands, England & France sign Treaty of The Hague  

Jun 29   The Russians, led by prince Trubetskoy are defeated by the Ukrainian armies of Ivan Vyhovsky in the Battle of Konotop in the year 1659.  

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   On this day in history antoine Mouque, composer  

Sep 05   In the year 1659 pieter de Carpentier, Flemish gov-gen of Neth East-Indies, dies at 71  

Sep 30   Peter Stuyvesant of New Netherlands forbids tennis playing during Creligious services in the year 1659.  

Sep 30   On this day in history robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked (according to Defoe)  

Oct 04   Franz Weichlein, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 08   Jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary on this day in history.  

Oct 10   In the year 1659 able J Tasmania, navigator/discovered (Tasmania, NZ), dies at about 56  

Oct 12   In the year 1659 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   Marmaduke Stevenson, Quaker in Boston, hanged on this day in history.  

Nov 06   Theodor Schwartzkopff, composer in the year 1659.  

Nov 07   Peace of Pyreneeen: French king Louis XIV & Spanish king Philip IV on this day in history.  

Nov 17   On this day in history peace of the Pyrenees is signed between France and Spain.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1659

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 17   Antonio Veracini, composer was born in the year 1659.  

Jan 21   In the year 1659 birth of adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect  

Feb 01   In the year 1659 birth of jacob Roggeveen, Dutch Swiss lawyer/navigator (Easter Island)  

Mar 07   In the year 1659 birth of henry Purcell, English organist/composer (Dido & Aeneas)  

Mar 08   In the year 1659 birth of isaac de Beausobre, French Protestant pastor (d. 1738)  

Mar 26   On this day in history birth of william Wollaston, Coton England, philosopher  

May 16   Campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist was born in the year 1659.  

Jun 03   In the year 1659 birth of david Gregory, Scottish astronomer (d. 1708)  

Famous Deaths In 1659

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 16   Charles Annibal Fabrot, French lawyer (b. 1580) died on this day in history.  

Jan 18   On this day in history benedikt Lechler, composer, dies at 64  

Feb 17   In the year 1659 death of abel Servien, French diplomat (b. 1593)  

Feb 27   Henry Dunster, first President of Harvard College (b. 1609) died in the year 1659.  

Apr 15   Simon Dach, German poet, dies in the year 1659.  

Jun 03   Morgan Llwyd, Welsh Puritan preacher and writer (b. 1619) died on this day in history.  

Sep 05   Pieter de Carpentier, Flemish gov-gen of Neth East-Indies, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Oct 08   Jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary died on this day in history.