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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.  

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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   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 in the year 1659.  

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   David Gregory, Scottish astronomer (d. 1708) was born on this day in history.  

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   Benedikt Lechler, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Feb 17   On this day in history death of abel Servien, French diplomat (b. 1593)  

Feb 27   Henry Dunster, first President of Harvard College (b. 1609) died in the year 1659.  

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

Jun 03   Morgan Llwyd, Welsh Puritan preacher and writer (b. 1619) died in the year 1659.  

Sep 05   Pieter de Carpentier, Flemish gov-gen of Neth East-Indies, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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