Historical Events In 1659
Tuesday, 24 April 2018
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 In the year 1659 benedikt Lechler, composer, dies at 64
Jan 21 Adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect in the year 1659.
Jan 24 In the year 1659 pierre Corneille's "Oedipe," premieres in Paris
Feb 01 In the year 1659 jacob Roggeveen, Dutch Swiss lawyer/navigator (Easter Island)
Feb 11 In the year 1659 the assault on Copenhagen by Swedish forces is beaten back with heavy losses.
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 On this day in history henry Purcell, English organist/composer (Dido & Aeneas)
Mar 26 William Wollaston, Coton England, philosopher in the year 1659.
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 in the year 1659.
May 22 In the year 1659 france, England & Netherlands sign "Hedges Concerto" treaty
May 25 On this day in history richard Cromwell resigns as English Lord Protector
May 31 In the year 1659 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 Princess Henriette C of Orange-Nassau weds monarch Johan George II in the year 1659.
Jul 23 Antonius Schultingh, [Schultingius], Dutch lawyer in the year 1659.
Aug 01 Antoine Mouque, composer in the year 1659.
Sep 05 Pieter de Carpentier, Flemish gov-gen of Neth East-Indies, dies at 71 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1659.
Oct 08 Jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary in the year 1659.
Oct 10 Able J Tasmania, navigator/discovered (Tasmania, NZ), dies at about 56 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1659 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 on this day in history.
Nov 17 In the year 1659 peace of the Pyrenees is signed between France and Spain.