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Historical Events Happened In 1659

Monday, 27 June 2016

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

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

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

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

Feb 01   Jacob Roggeveen, Dutch Swiss lawyer/navigator (Easter Island) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1659.  

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Mar 07   On this day in history henry Purcell, English organist/composer (Dido & Aeneas)  

Mar 26   William Wollaston, Coton England, philosopher in the year 1659.  

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

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

May 16   Campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist in the year 1659.  

May 22   In the year 1659 france, England & Netherlands sign "Hedges Concerto" treaty  

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   On this day in history princess Henriette C of Orange-Nassau weds monarch Johan George II  

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

Aug 01   Antoine Mouque, composer in the year 1659.  

Sep 05   In the year 1659 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 on this day in history.  

Sep 30   On this day in history 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 in the year 1659.  

Oct 12   English Rump-government fires John Lambert & other generals in the year 1659.  

Oct 13   In the year 1659 gen-major John Lambert drives out English Rump-govt  

Oct 27   Marmaduke Stevenson, Quaker in Boston, hanged in the year 1659.  

Nov 06   Theodor Schwartzkopff, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 07   On this day in history peace of Pyreneeen: French king Louis XIV & Spanish king Philip IV  

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1659

Famous People Born In This Year In History

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

Jan 21   In the year 1659 birth of adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect  

Feb 01   Jacob Roggeveen, Dutch Swiss lawyer/navigator (Easter Island) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 07   Henry Purcell, English organist/composer (Dido & Aeneas) was born in the year 1659.  

Mar 08   Isaac de Beausobre, French Protestant pastor (d. 1738) was born on this day in history.  

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

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   Charles Annibal Fabrot, French lawyer (b. 1580) died in the year 1659.  

Jan 18   Benedikt Lechler, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Feb 17   In the year 1659 death of abel Servien, French diplomat (b. 1593)  

Feb 27   Henry Dunster, first President of Harvard College (b. 1609) died on this day in history.  

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

Jun 03   Morgan Llwyd, Welsh Puritan preacher and writer (b. 1619) died on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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