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Historical Events In 1656

Thursday, 20 June 2019

Jan 08   In the year 1656 oldest surviving commercial newspaper begins (Haarlem, Netherlands)  

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

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

Jan 23   On this day in history blaise Pascal publishes the first of his Lettres provinciales.  

Jan 24   On this day in history 1st Jewish doctor in US, Jacob Lumbrozo, arrives in Maryland  

Jan 24   In the year 1656 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   Johannes Schenck, German/Neth composer, baptised in the year 1656.  

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

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

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   Armagh James Ussher, Archbishop (said world began 4004 BC), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Mar 31   In the year 1656 pierre de La Barre, composer, dies at 64  

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

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

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

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

Jun 20   In the year 1656 polish King Jan II Casimir recaptures Warsaw  

Jul 01   1st Quakers (Mary Fisher/Ann Austin) arrives in Boston (arrested) in the year 1656.  

Jul 07   In the year 1656 michelangelo Rossi, Italian opera composer, buried at about 55  

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

Jul 11   On this day in history the birth of First Quaker colonists land at Boston  

Jul 18   In the year 1656 -20] Battle at Warsaw: Swedish king Karel X Gustaafbeats Johan II Kasimir & occupies Warsaw  

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

Sep 15   In the year 1656 england & France sign peace treaty  

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

Sep 22   All female jury hears case of woman who killed her child (acquit her) on this day in history.  

Oct 02   Stephan Otto, composer, dies at 53 in the year 1656.  

Oct 02   US colony Connecticut passes law against Quakers in the year 1656.  

Oct 03   On this day in history myles Standish, Plymouth Colony leader, dies (birth date unknown)  

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

Oct 24   Treaty of Vilnius: Russia & Poland sign anti-Swedish covenant on this day in history.  

Oct 29   Edmund Halley, astronomer (Halley's Comet) [NS=Nov 8] on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1656 birth of adolf H van Rechteren, Dutch diplomat/politician  

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   On this day in history birth of marin Marias, composer  

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

Aug 06   On this day in history birth of claude de Forbin, French naval commander (d. 1733)  

Sep 06   On this day in history birth of guillaume Dubois, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1723)  

Sep 14   On this day in history birth of thomas Baker, British antiquarian (d. 1746)  

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   In the year 1656 johan van Heemskerk, Dutch lawyer/writer/interpreter, dies  

Mar 21   In the year 1656 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   Gerard van Honthorst, painter, dies at 65 in the year 1656.  

Jun 09   Thomas Tomkins, composer, dies on this day in history.  

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