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Historical Events Happened In 1659

Monday, 02 May 2016

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

Jan 14   On this day in history battle at Elvas: Portuguese beat Spanish  

Jan 17   On this day in history antonio Veracini, composer  

Jan 18   On this day in history benedikt Lechler, composer, dies at 64  

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

Jan 24   Pierre Corneille's "Oedipe," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Jacob Roggeveen, Dutch Swiss lawyer/navigator (Easter Island) in the year 1659.  

Feb 11   The assault on Copenhagen by Swedish forces is beaten back with heavy losses on this day in history.  

Feb 16   1st known check (£400) (on display at Westminster Abbey) on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 22   Lord protector Cromwell disbands English parliament on this day in history.  

May 16   On this day in history campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist  

May 22   France, England & Netherlands sign "Hedges Concerto" treaty on this day in history.  

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

May 31   In the year 1659 netherlands, England & France sign Treaty of The Hague  

Jun 29   On this day in history 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 in the year 1659.  

Jul 23   In the year 1659 antonius Schultingh, [Schultingius], Dutch lawyer  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 30   Robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked (according to Defoe) in the year 1659.  

Oct 04   Franz Weichlein, composer in the year 1659.  

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

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

Nov 07   Peace of Pyreneeen: French king Louis XIV & Spanish king Philip IV in the year 1659.  

Nov 17   In the year 1659 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   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   On this day in history 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   Isaac de Beausobre, French Protestant pastor (d. 1738) was born in the year 1659.  

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

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

Jun 03   David Gregory, Scottish astronomer (d. 1708) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history benedikt Lechler, composer, dies at 64  

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   Morgan Llwyd, Welsh Puritan preacher and writer (b. 1619) died in the year 1659.  

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 in the year 1659.  

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