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Historical Events Happened In 1659

Sunday, 05 July 2015

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

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

Jan 17   Antonio Veracini, composer in the year 1659.  

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   On this day in history pierre Corneille's "Oedipe," premieres in Paris  

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

Feb 11   The assault on Copenhagen by Swedish forces is beaten back with heavy losses on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

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   France, England & Netherlands sign "Hedges Concerto" treaty in the year 1659.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 16   In the year 1659 princess Henriette C of Orange-Nassau weds monarch Johan George II  

Jul 23   Antonius Schultingh, [Schultingius], Dutch lawyer in the year 1659.  

Aug 01   In the year 1659 antoine Mouque, composer  

Sep 05   Pieter de Carpentier, Flemish gov-gen of Neth East-Indies, dies at 71 in the year 1659.  

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   Jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary in the year 1659.  

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

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

Nov 06   Theodor Schwartzkopff, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 07   Peace of Pyreneeen: French king Louis XIV & Spanish king Philip IV on this day in history.  

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

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Famous People Born In This Year In History

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

Mar 08   In the year 1659 birth of isaac de Beausobre, French Protestant pastor (d. 1738)  

Mar 26   In the year 1659 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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1659.