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Historical Events Happened In 1659

Thursday, 27 August 2015

Jan 14   Battle at Elvas Portuguese beat Spanish in the year 1659.  

Jan 14   Battle at Elvas: Portuguese beat Spanish in the year 1659.  

Jan 17   On this day in history antonio Veracini, composer  

Jan 18   On this day in history benedikt Lechler, composer, dies at 64  

Jan 21   Adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect in the year 1659.  

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   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) on this day in history.  

Feb 16   First known check (£400), it is now (on display at Westminster Abbey in the year 1659.  

Mar 07   Henry Purcell, English organist/composer (Dido & Aeneas) in the year 1659.  

Mar 26   William Wollaston, Coton England, philosopher in the year 1659.  

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   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   Richard Cromwell resigns as English Lord Protector on this day in history.  

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

Jun 29   On this day in history 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   In the year 1659 antonius Schultingh, [Schultingius], Dutch lawyer  

Aug 01   Antoine Mouque, composer in the year 1659.  

Sep 05   In the year 1659 pieter de Carpentier, Flemish gov-gen of Neth East-Indies, dies at 71  

Sep 30   On this day in history peter Stuyvesant of New Netherlands forbids tennis playing during Creligious services  

Sep 30   On this day in history robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked (according to Defoe)  

Oct 04   Franz Weichlein, composer on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Oct 12   In the year 1659 english Rump-government fires John Lambert & other generals  

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   Theodor Schwartzkopff, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 07   On this day in history peace of Pyreneeen: French king Louis XIV & Spanish king Philip IV  

Nov 17   Peace of the Pyrenees is signed between France and Spain on this day in history.  

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Jan 17   Antonio Veracini, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 21   Adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect was born in the year 1659.  

Feb 01   Jacob Roggeveen, Dutch Swiss lawyer/navigator (Easter Island) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 07   In the year 1659 birth of henry Purcell, English organist/composer (Dido & Aeneas)  

Mar 08   On this day in history birth of isaac de Beausobre, French Protestant pastor (d. 1738)  

Mar 26   On this day in history birth of william Wollaston, Coton England, philosopher  

May 16   On this day in history 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   Benedikt Lechler, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1659.  

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

Feb 27   Henry Dunster, first President of Harvard College (b. 1609) died in the year 1659.  

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

Jun 03   In the year 1659 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   In the year 1659 death of jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary  

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