Historical Events Happened In 1659
Sunday, 21 December 2014
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 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 on this day in history.
Feb 01 In the year 1659 jacob Roggeveen, Dutch Swiss lawyer/navigator (Easter Island)
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 on this day in history.
Mar 07 Henry Purcell, English organist/composer (Dido & Aeneas) in the year 1659.
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 In the year 1659 lord protector Cromwell disbands English parliament
May 16 On this day in history campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist
May 22 On this day in history france, England & Netherlands sign "Hedges Concerto" treaty
May 25 Richard Cromwell resigns as English Lord Protector on this day in history.
May 31 Netherlands, England & France sign Treaty of The Hague in the year 1659.
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 In the year 1659 princess Henriette C of Orange-Nassau weds monarch Johan George II
Jul 23 In the year 1659 antonius Schultingh, [Schultingius], Dutch lawyer
Aug 01 In the year 1659 antoine Mouque, composer
Sep 05 In the year 1659 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 On this day in history franz Weichlein, composer
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 On this day in history gen-major John Lambert drives out English Rump-govt
Oct 27 In the year 1659 marmaduke Stevenson, Quaker in Boston, hanged
Nov 06 Theodor Schwartzkopff, composer in the year 1659.
Nov 07 Peace of Pyreneeen: French king Louis XIV & Spanish king Philip IV on this day in history.
Nov 17 Peace of the Pyrenees is signed between France and Spain on this day in history.