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Historical Events Happened In 1659

Saturday, 27 August 2016

Jan 14   In the year 1659 battle at Elvas Portuguese beat Spanish  

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

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   In the year 1659 pierre Corneille's "Oedipe," premieres in Paris  

Feb 01   Jacob Roggeveen, Dutch Swiss lawyer/navigator (Easter Island) in the year 1659.  

Feb 11   In the year 1659 the assault on Copenhagen by Swedish forces is beaten back with heavy losses.  

Feb 16   1st known check (£400) (on display at Westminster Abbey) in the year 1659.  

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

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

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

Apr 15   Simon Dach, German poet, dies in the year 1659.  

Apr 22   In the year 1659 lord protector Cromwell disbands English parliament  

May 16   In the year 1659 campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist  

May 22   France, England & Netherlands sign "Hedges Concerto" treaty in the year 1659.  

May 25   In the year 1659 richard Cromwell resigns as English Lord Protector  

May 31   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jul 16   Princess Henriette C of Orange-Nassau weds monarch Johan George II on this day in history.  

Jul 23   In the year 1659 antonius Schultingh, [Schultingius], Dutch lawyer  

Aug 01   In the year 1659 antoine Mouque, composer  

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

Oct 27   Marmaduke Stevenson, Quaker in Boston, hanged in the year 1659.  

Nov 06   On this day in history theodor Schwartzkopff, composer  

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

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

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

Jan 21   On this day in history birth of adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect  

Feb 01   In the year 1659 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   In the year 1659 birth of isaac de Beausobre, French Protestant pastor (d. 1738)  

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

May 16   On this day in history birth of campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist  

Jun 03   On this day in history birth of david Gregory, Scottish astronomer (d. 1708)  

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 in the year 1659.  

Feb 17   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1659.  

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

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