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Historical Events For 1659

Monday, 29 May 2017

Jan 14   On this day in history 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 in the year 1659.  

Jan 21   Adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect on this day in history.  

Jan 24   Pierre Corneille's "Oedipe," premieres in Paris in the year 1659.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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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 in the year 1659.  

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   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   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 in the year 1659.  

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   Peter Stuyvesant of New Netherlands forbids tennis playing during Creligious services in the year 1659.  

Sep 30   In the year 1659 robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked (according to Defoe)  

Oct 04   Franz Weichlein, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 08   On this day in history 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   English Rump-government fires John Lambert & other generals in the year 1659.  

Oct 13   Gen-major John Lambert drives out English Rump-govt in the year 1659.  

Oct 27   In the year 1659 marmaduke Stevenson, Quaker in Boston, hanged  

Nov 06   On this day in history theodor Schwartzkopff, composer  

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 in the year 1659.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1659

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   On this day in history birth of jacob Roggeveen, Dutch Swiss lawyer/navigator (Easter Island)  

Mar 07   In the year 1659 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   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   David Gregory, Scottish astronomer (d. 1708) was born in the year 1659.  

Famous Deaths In 1659

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 16   On this day in history death of charles Annibal Fabrot, French lawyer (b. 1580)  

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

Feb 17   Abel Servien, French diplomat (b. 1593) died on this day in history.  

Feb 27   In the year 1659 death of henry Dunster, first President of Harvard College (b. 1609)  

Apr 15   Simon Dach, German poet, dies on this day in history.  

Jun 03   On this day in history 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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