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Historical Events Happened In 1659

Saturday, 25 October 2014

Jan 14   Battle at Elvas Portuguese beat Spanish on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history battle at Elvas: Portuguese beat Spanish  

Jan 17   On this day in history antonio Veracini, composer  

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   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   1st known check (£400) (on display at Westminster Abbey) on this day in history.  

Feb 16   In the year 1659 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   On this day in history 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   Campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist in the year 1659.  

May 22   In the year 1659 france, England & Netherlands sign "Hedges Concerto" treaty  

May 25   Richard Cromwell resigns as English Lord Protector in the year 1659.  

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   On this day in history princess Henriette C of Orange-Nassau weds monarch Johan George II  

Jul 23   Antonius Schultingh, [Schultingius], Dutch lawyer on this day in history.  

Aug 01   On this day in history antoine Mouque, composer  

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

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

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   On this day in history english Rump-government fires John Lambert & other generals  

Oct 13   On this day in history gen-major John Lambert drives out English Rump-govt  

Oct 27   In the year 1659 marmaduke Stevenson, Quaker in Boston, hanged  

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1659

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 17   In the year 1659 birth of antonio Veracini, composer  

Jan 21   Adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect was born on this day in history.  

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

Mar 07   Henry Purcell, English organist/composer (Dido & Aeneas) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1659 birth of david Gregory, Scottish astronomer (d. 1708)  

Famous Deaths In 1659

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 16   Charles Annibal Fabrot, French lawyer (b. 1580) died in the year 1659.  

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

Feb 17   In the year 1659 death of abel Servien, French diplomat (b. 1593)  

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

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

Jun 03   Morgan Llwyd, Welsh Puritan preacher and writer (b. 1619) died on this day in history.  

Sep 05   In the year 1659 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.