Historical Events For 1659
Sunday, 19 February 2017
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 in the year 1659.
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 In the year 1659 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 In the year 1659 1st known check (£400) (on display at Westminster Abbey)
Feb 16 First known check (£400), it is now (on display at Westminster Abbey in the year 1659.
Mar 07 In the year 1659 henry Purcell, English organist/composer (Dido & Aeneas)
Mar 26 William Wollaston, Coton England, philosopher on this day in history.
Apr 15 Simon Dach, German poet, dies on this day in history.
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 in the year 1659.
May 25 Richard Cromwell resigns as English Lord Protector on this day in history.
May 31 In the year 1659 netherlands, England & France sign Treaty of The Hague
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 Princess Henriette C of Orange-Nassau weds monarch Johan George II on this day in history.
Jul 23 Antonius Schultingh, [Schultingius], Dutch lawyer on this day in history.
Aug 01 On this day in history 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 in the year 1659.
Sep 30 On this day in history robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked (according to Defoe)
Oct 04 In the year 1659 franz Weichlein, composer
Oct 08 Jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary on this day in history.
Oct 10 Able J Tasmania, navigator/discovered (Tasmania, NZ), dies at about 56 in the year 1659.
Oct 12 English Rump-government fires John Lambert & other generals in the year 1659.
Oct 13 In the year 1659 gen-major John Lambert drives out English Rump-govt
Oct 27 Marmaduke Stevenson, Quaker in Boston, hanged on this day in history.
Nov 06 Theodor Schwartzkopff, composer on this day in history.
Nov 07 Peace of Pyreneeen: French king Louis XIV & Spanish king Philip IV in the year 1659.
Nov 17 In the year 1659 peace of the Pyrenees is signed between France and Spain.