Historical Events Happened In 1659
Monday, 25 May 2015
Jan 14 Battle at Elvas Portuguese beat Spanish in the year 1659.
Jan 14 In the year 1659 battle at Elvas: Portuguese beat Spanish
Jan 17 On this day in history antonio Veracini, composer
Jan 18 Benedikt Lechler, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1659.
Jan 21 Adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect on this day in history.
Jan 24 On this day in history pierre Corneille's "Oedipe," premieres in Paris
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 On this day in history 1st known check (£400) (on display at Westminster Abbey)
Feb 16 First known check (£400), it is now (on display at Westminster Abbey on this day in history.
Mar 07 On this day in history henry Purcell, English organist/composer (Dido & Aeneas)
Mar 26 William Wollaston, Coton England, philosopher in the year 1659.
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 Campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist in the year 1659.
May 22 In the year 1659 france, England & Netherlands sign "Hedges Concerto" treaty
May 25 On this day in history richard Cromwell resigns as English Lord Protector
May 31 Netherlands, England & France sign Treaty of The Hague on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 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 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 In the year 1659 franz Weichlein, composer
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 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 In the year 1659 marmaduke Stevenson, Quaker in Boston, hanged
Nov 06 In the year 1659 theodor Schwartzkopff, composer
Nov 07 Peace of Pyreneeen: French king Louis XIV & Spanish king Philip IV on this day in history.
Nov 17 On this day in history peace of the Pyrenees is signed between France and Spain.