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Historical Events Happened In 1659

Saturday, 01 October 2016

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

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

Jan 17   In the year 1659 antonio Veracini, composer  

Jan 18   In the year 1659 benedikt Lechler, composer, dies at 64  

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 in the year 1659.  

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

Feb 11   On this day in history 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) in the year 1659.  

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

Apr 15   Simon Dach, German poet, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

May 22   On this day in history france, England & Netherlands sign "Hedges Concerto" treaty  

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

May 31   Netherlands, England & France sign Treaty of The Hague on this day in history.  

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

Jul 16   In the year 1659 princess Henriette C of Orange-Nassau weds monarch Johan George II  

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

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

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

Sep 30   In the year 1659 peter Stuyvesant of New Netherlands forbids tennis playing during Creligious services  

Sep 30   Robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked (according to Defoe) on this day in history.  

Oct 04   Franz Weichlein, composer in the year 1659.  

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

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   Gen-major John Lambert drives out English Rump-govt in the year 1659.  

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

Nov 06   Theodor Schwartzkopff, composer in the year 1659.  

Nov 07   In the year 1659 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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Famous Birthdays In 1659

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 17   Antonio Veracini, composer was born in the year 1659.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1659 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   On this day in history death of charles Annibal Fabrot, French lawyer (b. 1580)  

Jan 18   In the year 1659 benedikt Lechler, composer, dies at 64  

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

Feb 27   In the year 1659 death of henry Dunster, first President of Harvard College (b. 1609)  

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

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

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