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Historical Events Happened In 1659

Thursday, 02 April 2015

Jan 14   Battle at Elvas Portuguese beat Spanish on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Battle at Elvas: Portuguese beat Spanish on this day in history.  

Jan 17   On this day in history antonio Veracini, composer  

Jan 18   On this day in history benedikt Lechler, composer, dies at 64  

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

Jan 24   In the year 1659 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   On this day in history 1st known check (£400) (on display at Westminster Abbey)  

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

Mar 07   In the year 1659 henry Purcell, English organist/composer (Dido & Aeneas)  

Mar 26   William Wollaston, Coton England, philosopher on this day in history.  

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

Apr 22   Lord protector Cromwell disbands English parliament in the year 1659.  

May 16   Campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist in the year 1659.  

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   In the year 1659 netherlands, England & France sign Treaty of The Hague  

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   On this day in history princess Henriette C of Orange-Nassau weds monarch Johan George II  

Jul 23   Antonius Schultingh, [Schultingius], Dutch lawyer in the year 1659.  

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

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   Robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked (according to Defoe) in the year 1659.  

Oct 04   Franz Weichlein, composer in the year 1659.  

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

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   On this day in history gen-major John Lambert drives out English Rump-govt  

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.  

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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 in the year 1659.  

Feb 01   In the year 1659 birth of jacob Roggeveen, Dutch Swiss lawyer/navigator (Easter Island)  

Mar 07   In the year 1659 birth of henry Purcell, English organist/composer (Dido & Aeneas)  

Mar 08   In the year 1659 birth of isaac de Beausobre, French Protestant pastor (d. 1738)  

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

May 16   In the year 1659 birth of campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist  

Jun 03   David Gregory, Scottish astronomer (d. 1708) was born in the year 1659.  

Famous Deaths In 1659

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 16   Charles Annibal Fabrot, French lawyer (b. 1580) died on this day in history.  

Jan 18   On this day in history benedikt Lechler, composer, dies at 64  

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

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