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
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.