Historical Events For 1659
Friday, 20 January 2017
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 On this day in history antonio Veracini, composer
Jan 18 Benedikt Lechler, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
Jan 21 In the year 1659 adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect
Jan 24 In the year 1659 pierre Corneille's "Oedipe," premieres in Paris
Feb 01 On this day in history jacob Roggeveen, Dutch Swiss lawyer/navigator (Easter Island)
Feb 11 In the year 1659 the assault on Copenhagen by Swedish forces is beaten back with heavy losses.
Feb 16 On this day in history 1st known check (£400) (on display at Westminster Abbey)
Feb 16 First known check (£400), it is now (on display at Westminster Abbey on this day in history.
Mar 07 In the year 1659 henry Purcell, English organist/composer (Dido & Aeneas)
Mar 26 William Wollaston, Coton England, philosopher in the year 1659.
Apr 15 In the year 1659 simon Dach, German poet, dies
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 on this day in history.
May 25 Richard Cromwell resigns as English Lord Protector in the year 1659.
May 31 On this day in history 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 In the year 1659 princess Henriette C of Orange-Nassau weds monarch Johan George II
Jul 23 On this day in history antonius Schultingh, [Schultingius], Dutch lawyer
Aug 01 Antoine Mouque, composer on this day in history.
Sep 05 On this day in history pieter de Carpentier, Flemish gov-gen of Neth East-Indies, dies at 71
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 on this day in history.
Oct 08 Jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary on this day in history.
Oct 10 On this day in history able J Tasmania, navigator/discovered (Tasmania, NZ), dies at about 56
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 Marmaduke Stevenson, Quaker in Boston, hanged in the year 1659.
Nov 06 Theodor Schwartzkopff, composer on this day in history.
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.