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Historical Events Happened In 1659

Sunday, 23 November 2014

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

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

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   On this day in history adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect  

Jan 24   In the year 1659 pierre Corneille's "Oedipe," premieres in Paris  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1659 lord protector Cromwell disbands English parliament  

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

May 22   In the year 1659 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 on this day in history.  

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   Princess Henriette C of Orange-Nassau weds monarch Johan George II on this day in history.  

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   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   Franz Weichlein, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 08   On this day in history jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary  

Oct 10   In the year 1659 able J Tasmania, navigator/discovered (Tasmania, NZ), dies at about 56  

Oct 12   English Rump-government fires John Lambert & other generals on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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   Antonio Veracini, composer was born in the year 1659.  

Jan 21   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of henry Purcell, English organist/composer (Dido & Aeneas)  

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

Mar 26   In the year 1659 birth of william Wollaston, Coton England, philosopher  

May 16   Campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist was born on this day in history.  

Jun 03   On this day in history birth of david Gregory, Scottish astronomer (d. 1708)  

Famous Deaths In 1659

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 16   In the year 1659 death of charles Annibal Fabrot, French lawyer (b. 1580)  

Jan 18   In the year 1659 benedikt Lechler, composer, dies at 64  

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 in the year 1659.  

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 on this day in history.