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Historical Events Happened In 1659

Saturday, 01 November 2014

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

Jan 14   Battle at Elvas: Portuguese beat Spanish in the year 1659.  

Jan 17   On this day in history antonio Veracini, composer  

Jan 18   Benedikt Lechler, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 24   Pierre Corneille's "Oedipe," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

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

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) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

Apr 22   On this day in history lord protector Cromwell disbands English parliament  

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 in the year 1659.  

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

Jun 29   The Russians, led by prince Trubetskoy are defeated by the Ukrainian armies of Ivan Vyhovsky in the Battle of Konotop in the year 1659.  

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   Antoine Mouque, composer in the year 1659.  

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   In the year 1659 franz Weichlein, composer  

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   English Rump-government fires John Lambert & other generals on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1659.  

Nov 17   Peace of the Pyrenees is signed between France and Spain in the year 1659.  

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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 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 07   On this day in history birth of henry Purcell, English organist/composer (Dido & Aeneas)  

Mar 08   Isaac de Beausobre, French Protestant pastor (d. 1738) was born in the year 1659.  

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

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

Apr 15   On this day in history simon Dach, German poet, dies  

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

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

Oct 08   Jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary died in the year 1659.