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Historical Events In 1656

Wednesday, 21 August 2019

Jan 08   Oldest surviving commercial newspaper begins (Haarlem, Netherlands) in the year 1656.  

Jan 17   Brandenburg & Sweden sign Treaty of Königsberg in the year 1656.  

Jan 17   Brandenburg & Sweden sign Treaty of Königsberg on this day in history.  

Jan 23   Blaise Pascal publishes the first of his Lettres provinciales on this day in history.  

Jan 24   In the year 1656 1st Jewish doctor in US, Jacob Lumbrozo, arrives in Maryland  

Jan 24   On this day in history the first Jewish doctor in US, Jacob Lumbrozo, arrives in Maryland  

Feb 20   James Ussher, Irish bible scholar/anglican archbishop, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Feb 20   On this day in history johannes Schenck, German/Neth composer, baptised  

Feb 22   New Amsterdam granted a Jewish burial site in the year 1656.  

Feb 27   Johan van Heemskerk, Dutch lawyer/writer/interpreter, dies in the year 1656.  

Mar 10   In the year 1656 adolf H van Rechteren, Dutch diplomat/politician  

Mar 13   On this day in history jews are denied the right to build a synagogue in New Amsterdam  

Mar 21   On this day in history armagh James Ussher, Archbishop (said world began 4004 BC), dies at 76  

Mar 31   Pierre de La Barre, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1656.  

Apr 10   Dutch fleet occupiers Colombo Ceylon on this day in history.  

Apr 27   Gerard van Honthorst, painter, dies at 65 in the year 1656.  

May 31   Marin Marias, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 09   In the year 1656 thomas Tomkins, composer, dies  

Jun 20   Polish King Jan II Casimir recaptures Warsaw on this day in history.  

Jul 01   On this day in history 1st Quakers (Mary Fisher/Ann Austin) arrives in Boston (arrested)  

Jul 07   Michelangelo Rossi, Italian opera composer, buried at about 55 in the year 1656.  

Jul 08   Alexander van der Capellen, mister of Aartsbergen, dies at about 64 on this day in history.  

Jul 11   In the year 1656 the birth of First Quaker colonists land at Boston  

Jul 18   -20] Battle at Warsaw: Swedish king Karel X Gustaafbeats Johan II Kasimir & occupies Warsaw on this day in history.  

Jul 26   On this day in history rembrandt declares he is insolvent  

Sep 15   England & France sign peace treaty in the year 1656.  

Sep 19   Treaty of Labiau: Sweden gives Prussia, Brandenburg in the year 1656.  

Sep 22   On this day in history all female jury hears case of woman who killed her child (acquit her)  

Oct 02   In the year 1656 stephan Otto, composer, dies at 53  

Oct 02   US colony Connecticut passes law against Quakers on this day in history.  

Oct 03   In the year 1656 myles Standish, Plymouth Colony leader, dies (birth date unknown)  

Oct 08   Johann Georg I, ruler of Saxon (1611-56, Peace of Prague), dies at 71 in the year 1656.  

Oct 24   On this day in history treaty of Vilnius: Russia & Poland sign anti-Swedish covenant  

Oct 29   Edmund Halley, astronomer (Halley's Comet) [NS=Nov 8] in the year 1656.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1656

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 20   On this day in history birth of johannes Schenck, German/Neth composer, baptised  

Mar 10   Adolf H van Rechteren, Dutch diplomat/politician was born in the year 1656.  

Apr 10   René Lepage de Ste-Claire, lord-founder of the town of Rimouski, in New France (d. 1718) was born in the year 1656.  

May 31   Marin Marias, composer was born in the year 1656.  

Jul 07   In the year 1656 birth of guru Har Krishan, 8th Guru of Sikhism (d. 1664)  

Aug 06   In the year 1656 birth of claude de Forbin, French naval commander (d. 1733)  

Sep 06   Guillaume Dubois, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1723) was born on this day in history.  

Sep 14   Thomas Baker, British antiquarian (d. 1746) was born in the year 1656.  

Famous Deaths In 1656

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   On this day in history death of mathieu Molé, French statesman (b. 1584)  

Feb 20   James Ussher, Irish bible scholar/anglican archbishop, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Feb 27   Johan van Heemskerk, Dutch lawyer/writer/interpreter, dies on this day in history.  

Mar 21   On this day in history armagh James Ussher, Archbishop (said world began 4004 BC), dies at 76  

Mar 31   On this day in history pierre de La Barre, composer, dies at 64  

Apr 24   In the year 1656 death of thomas Fincke, Danish mathematician and physicist (b. 1561)  

Apr 27   On this day in history gerard van Honthorst, painter, dies at 65  

Jun 09   Thomas Tomkins, composer, dies in the year 1656.  

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