Historical Events For 1659
Sunday, 19 November 2017
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 Antonio Veracini, composer in the year 1659.
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 Pierre Corneille's "Oedipe," premieres in Paris on this day in history.
Feb 01 On this day in history 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 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 in the year 1659.
Mar 07 In the year 1659 henry Purcell, English organist/composer (Dido & Aeneas)
Mar 26 In the year 1659 william Wollaston, Coton England, philosopher
Apr 15 On this day in history simon Dach, German poet, dies
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 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1659 franz Weichlein, composer
Oct 08 Jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary on this day in history.
Oct 10 Able J Tasmania, navigator/discovered (Tasmania, NZ), dies at about 56 in the year 1659.
Oct 12 In the year 1659 english Rump-government fires John Lambert & other generals
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 Peace of the Pyrenees is signed between France and Spain in the year 1659.