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Historical Events Happened In 1659

Sunday, 26 April 2015

Jan 14   In the year 1659 battle at Elvas Portuguese beat Spanish  

Jan 14   Battle at Elvas: Portuguese beat Spanish in the year 1659.  

Jan 17   Antonio Veracini, composer on this day in history.  

Jan 18   Benedikt Lechler, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1659.  

Jan 21   On this day in history 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   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   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 on this day in history.  

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

May 25   Richard Cromwell resigns as English Lord Protector on this day in history.  

May 31   Netherlands, England & France sign Treaty of The Hague on this day in history.  

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   Princess Henriette C of Orange-Nassau weds monarch Johan George II on this day in history.  

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

Aug 01   Antoine Mouque, composer on this day in history.  

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

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   Franz Weichlein, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 08   Jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary on this day in history.  

Oct 10   In the year 1659 able J Tasmania, navigator/discovered (Tasmania, NZ), dies at about 56  

Oct 12   English Rump-government fires John Lambert & other generals on this day in history.  

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

Oct 27   Marmaduke Stevenson, Quaker in Boston, hanged on this day in history.  

Nov 06   In the year 1659 theodor Schwartzkopff, composer  

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   In the year 1659 birth of antonio Veracini, composer  

Jan 21   Adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect was born in the year 1659.  

Feb 01   In the year 1659 birth of jacob Roggeveen, Dutch Swiss lawyer/navigator (Easter Island)  

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   William Wollaston, Coton England, philosopher was born in the year 1659.  

May 16   In the year 1659 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   In the year 1659 death of charles Annibal Fabrot, French lawyer (b. 1580)  

Jan 18   Benedikt Lechler, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1659.  

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 in the year 1659.  

Apr 15   Simon Dach, German poet, dies in the year 1659.  

Jun 03   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.