Historical Events Happened In 1659
Tuesday, 31 May 2016
Jan 14 In the year 1659 battle at Elvas Portuguese beat Spanish
Jan 14 In the year 1659 battle at Elvas: Portuguese beat Spanish
Jan 17 Antonio Veracini, composer on this day in history.
Jan 18 On this day in history benedikt Lechler, composer, dies at 64
Jan 21 In the year 1659 adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect
Jan 24 Pierre Corneille's "Oedipe," premieres in Paris in the year 1659.
Feb 01 In the year 1659 jacob Roggeveen, Dutch Swiss lawyer/navigator (Easter Island)
Feb 11 The assault on Copenhagen by Swedish forces is beaten back with heavy losses in the year 1659.
Feb 16 In the year 1659 1st known check (£400) (on display at Westminster Abbey)
Feb 16 On this day in history 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 In the year 1659 william Wollaston, Coton England, philosopher
Apr 15 Simon Dach, German poet, dies in the year 1659.
Apr 22 Lord protector Cromwell disbands English parliament in the year 1659.
May 16 Campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist on this day in history.
May 22 In the year 1659 france, England & Netherlands sign "Hedges Concerto" treaty
May 25 Richard Cromwell resigns as English Lord Protector on this day in history.
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 in the year 1659.
Jul 16 Princess Henriette C of Orange-Nassau weds monarch Johan George II in the year 1659.
Jul 23 Antonius Schultingh, [Schultingius], Dutch lawyer in the year 1659.
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 Robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked (according to Defoe) on this day in history.
Oct 04 In the year 1659 franz Weichlein, composer
Oct 08 In the year 1659 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 In the year 1659 english Rump-government fires John Lambert & other generals
Oct 13 In the year 1659 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 on this day in history.
Nov 07 Peace of Pyreneeen: French king Louis XIV & Spanish king Philip IV in the year 1659.
Nov 17 On this day in history peace of the Pyrenees is signed between France and Spain.