Historical Events Happened In 1659
Monday, 24 October 2016
Jan 14 On this day in history battle at Elvas Portuguese beat Spanish
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 On this day in history jacob Roggeveen, Dutch Swiss lawyer/navigator (Easter Island)
Feb 11 On this day in history the assault on Copenhagen by Swedish forces is beaten back with heavy losses.
Feb 16 1st known check (£400) (on display at Westminster Abbey) in the year 1659.
Feb 16 In the year 1659 first known check (£400), it is now (on display at Westminster Abbey
Mar 07 In the year 1659 henry Purcell, English organist/composer (Dido & Aeneas)
Mar 26 On this day in history william Wollaston, Coton England, philosopher
Apr 15 Simon Dach, German poet, dies in the year 1659.
Apr 22 In the year 1659 lord protector Cromwell disbands English parliament
May 16 Campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist on this day in history.
May 22 France, England & Netherlands sign "Hedges Concerto" treaty on this day in history.
May 25 Richard Cromwell resigns as English Lord Protector in the year 1659.
May 31 Netherlands, England & France sign Treaty of The Hague on this day in history.
Jun 29 The Russians, led by prince Trubetskoy are defeated by the Ukrainian armies of Ivan Vyhovsky in the Battle of Konotop on this day in history.
Jul 16 In the year 1659 princess Henriette C of Orange-Nassau weds monarch Johan George II
Jul 23 Antonius Schultingh, [Schultingius], Dutch lawyer on this day in history.
Aug 01 Antoine Mouque, composer in the year 1659.
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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1659 jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary
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 Gen-major John Lambert drives out English Rump-govt in the year 1659.
Oct 27 On this day in history marmaduke Stevenson, Quaker in Boston, hanged
Nov 06 Theodor Schwartzkopff, composer on this day in history.
Nov 07 In the year 1659 peace of Pyreneeen: French king Louis XIV & Spanish king Philip IV
Nov 17 In the year 1659 peace of the Pyrenees is signed between France and Spain.