Historical Events Happened In 1659
Wednesday, 22 October 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 In the year 1659 antonio Veracini, composer
Jan 18 In the year 1659 benedikt Lechler, composer, dies at 64
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 Jacob Roggeveen, Dutch Swiss lawyer/navigator (Easter Island) on this day in history.
Feb 11 The assault on Copenhagen by Swedish forces is beaten back with heavy losses on this day in history.
Feb 16 In the year 1659 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) in the year 1659.
Mar 26 William Wollaston, Coton England, philosopher on this day in history.
Apr 15 On this day in history simon Dach, German poet, dies
Apr 22 Lord protector Cromwell disbands English parliament in the year 1659.
May 16 On this day in history campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist
May 22 France, England & Netherlands sign "Hedges Concerto" treaty on this day in history.
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 in the year 1659.
Aug 01 In the year 1659 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 In the year 1659 robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked (according to Defoe)
Oct 04 Franz Weichlein, composer on this day in history.
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 In the year 1659 english Rump-government fires John Lambert & other generals
Oct 13 In the year 1659 gen-major John Lambert drives out English Rump-govt
Oct 27 In the year 1659 marmaduke Stevenson, Quaker in Boston, hanged
Nov 06 Theodor Schwartzkopff, composer in the year 1659.
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.