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
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.