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Historical Events Happened In 1659

Sunday, 02 August 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   In the year 1659 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 on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history william Wollaston, Coton England, philosopher  

Apr 15   In the year 1659 simon Dach, German poet, dies  

Apr 22   Lord protector Cromwell disbands English parliament in the year 1659.  

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   On this day in history richard Cromwell resigns as English Lord Protector  

May 31   In the year 1659 netherlands, England & France sign Treaty of The Hague  

Jun 29   The Russians, led by prince Trubetskoy are defeated by the Ukrainian armies of Ivan Vyhovsky in the Battle of Konotop on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1659.  

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

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1659 english Rump-government fires John Lambert & other generals  

Oct 13   Gen-major John Lambert drives out English Rump-govt on this day in history.  

Oct 27   On this day in history marmaduke Stevenson, Quaker in Boston, hanged  

Nov 06   In the year 1659 theodor Schwartzkopff, composer  

Nov 07   In the year 1659 peace of Pyreneeen: French king Louis XIV & Spanish king Philip IV  

Nov 17   In the year 1659 peace of the Pyrenees is signed between France and Spain.  

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Jan 17   On this day in history birth of antonio Veracini, composer  

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 in the year 1659.  

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

Mar 08   Isaac de Beausobre, French Protestant pastor (d. 1738) was born on this day in history.  

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   Charles Annibal Fabrot, French lawyer (b. 1580) died on this day in history.  

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

Feb 17   Abel Servien, French diplomat (b. 1593) died in the year 1659.  

Feb 27   On this day in history death of henry Dunster, first President of Harvard College (b. 1609)  

Apr 15   On this day in history simon Dach, German poet, dies  

Jun 03   Morgan Llwyd, Welsh Puritan preacher and writer (b. 1619) died in the year 1659.  

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

Oct 08   Jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary died on this day in history.  

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