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Historical Events Happened In 1659

Friday, 29 July 2016

Jan 14   Battle at Elvas Portuguese beat Spanish on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Battle at Elvas: Portuguese beat Spanish on this day in history.  

Jan 17   In the year 1659 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   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 in the year 1659.  

Feb 16   In the year 1659 1st known check (£400) (on display at Westminster Abbey)  

Feb 16   First known check (£400), it is now (on display at Westminster Abbey in the year 1659.  

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Mar 07   Henry Purcell, English organist/composer (Dido & Aeneas) on this day in history.  

Mar 26   William Wollaston, Coton England, philosopher on this day in history.  

Apr 15   On this day in history simon Dach, German poet, dies  

Apr 22   On this day in history lord protector Cromwell disbands English parliament  

May 16   In the year 1659 campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist  

May 22   On this day in history france, England & Netherlands sign "Hedges Concerto" treaty  

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

Jul 23   On this day in history antonius Schultingh, [Schultingius], Dutch lawyer  

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   In the year 1659 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   In the year 1659 franz Weichlein, composer  

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

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   Theodor Schwartzkopff, composer in the year 1659.  

Nov 07   In the year 1659 peace of Pyreneeen: French king Louis XIV & Spanish king Philip IV  

Nov 17   Peace of the Pyrenees is signed between France and Spain on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1659

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 17   On this day in history birth of antonio Veracini, composer  

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   On this day in history birth of henry Purcell, English organist/composer (Dido & Aeneas)  

Mar 08   On this day in history birth of isaac de Beausobre, French Protestant pastor (d. 1738)  

Mar 26   On this day in history birth of william Wollaston, Coton England, philosopher  

May 16   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of henry Dunster, first President of Harvard College (b. 1609)  

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

Jun 03   In the year 1659 death of morgan Llwyd, Welsh Puritan preacher and writer (b. 1619)  

Sep 05   In the year 1659 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.  

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