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Historical Events Happened In 1659

Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Jan 14   On this day in history battle at Elvas Portuguese beat Spanish  

Jan 14   On this day in history battle at Elvas: Portuguese beat Spanish  

Jan 17   On this day in history antonio Veracini, composer  

Jan 18   Benedikt Lechler, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

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

Mar 07   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Apr 22   Lord protector Cromwell disbands English parliament on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history richard Cromwell resigns as English Lord Protector  

May 31   Netherlands, England & France sign Treaty of The Hague on this day in history.  

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   Princess Henriette C of Orange-Nassau weds monarch Johan George II on this day in history.  

Jul 23   On this day in history antonius Schultingh, [Schultingius], Dutch lawyer  

Aug 01   Antoine Mouque, composer on this day in history.  

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

Sep 30   On this day in history peter Stuyvesant of New Netherlands forbids tennis playing during Creligious services  

Sep 30   Robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked (according to Defoe) on this day in history.  

Oct 04   On this day in history franz Weichlein, composer  

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

Oct 10   On this day in history able J Tasmania, navigator/discovered (Tasmania, NZ), dies at about 56  

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   Theodor Schwartzkopff, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 07   On this day in history peace of Pyreneeen: French king Louis XIV & Spanish king Philip IV  

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1659

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 17   On this day in history birth of antonio Veracini, composer  

Jan 21   Adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect was born on this day in history.  

Feb 01   On this day in history birth of jacob Roggeveen, Dutch Swiss lawyer/navigator (Easter Island)  

Mar 07   On this day in history birth of henry Purcell, English organist/composer (Dido & Aeneas)  

Mar 08   Isaac de Beausobre, French Protestant pastor (d. 1738) was born on this day in history.  

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

May 16   Campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist was born on this day in history.  

Jun 03   David Gregory, Scottish astronomer (d. 1708) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1659

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 16   On this day in history death of charles Annibal Fabrot, French lawyer (b. 1580)  

Jan 18   Benedikt Lechler, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Feb 17   Abel Servien, French diplomat (b. 1593) died on this day in history.  

Feb 27   On this day in history death of henry Dunster, first President of Harvard College (b. 1609)  

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

Jun 03   On this day in history death of morgan Llwyd, Welsh Puritan preacher and writer (b. 1619)  

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

Oct 08   On this day in history death of jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary