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.