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Historical Events Happened In 1659

Sunday, 01 February 2015

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   Antonio Veracini, composer on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1659 first known check (£400), it is now (on display at Westminster Abbey  

Mar 07   Henry Purcell, English organist/composer (Dido & Aeneas) in the year 1659.  

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

Apr 15   In the year 1659 simon Dach, German poet, dies  

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 in the year 1659.  

May 25   Richard Cromwell resigns as English Lord Protector on this day in history.  

May 31   Netherlands, England & France sign Treaty of The Hague in the year 1659.  

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 in the year 1659.  

Jul 23   Antonius Schultingh, [Schultingius], Dutch lawyer on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1659.  

Oct 04   On this day in history franz Weichlein, composer  

Oct 08   On this day in history 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   English Rump-government fires John Lambert & other generals in the year 1659.  

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   Theodor Schwartzkopff, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 07   Peace of Pyreneeen: French king Louis XIV & Spanish king Philip IV in the year 1659.  

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   In the year 1659 birth of antonio Veracini, composer  

Jan 21   Adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect was born in the year 1659.  

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

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

Mar 08   On this day in history birth of isaac de Beausobre, French Protestant pastor (d. 1738)  

Mar 26   William Wollaston, Coton England, philosopher was born in the year 1659.  

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

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 in the year 1659.  

Jan 18   In the year 1659 benedikt Lechler, composer, dies at 64  

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

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

Apr 15   In the year 1659 simon Dach, German poet, dies  

Jun 03   In the year 1659 death of morgan Llwyd, Welsh Puritan preacher and writer (b. 1619)  

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

Oct 08   In the year 1659 death of jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary