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Historical Events In 1656

Thursday, 24 September 2020

Jan 08   On this day in history oldest surviving commercial newspaper begins (Haarlem, Netherlands)  

Jan 17   On this day in history brandenburg & Sweden sign Treaty of Königsberg  

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

Jan 24   The first Jewish doctor in US, Jacob Lumbrozo, arrives in Maryland in the year 1656.  

Feb 20   James Ussher, Irish bible scholar/anglican archbishop, dies at 76 in the year 1656.  

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   On this day in history johan van Heemskerk, Dutch lawyer/writer/interpreter, dies  

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

Mar 13   Jews are denied the right to build a synagogue in New Amsterdam in the year 1656.  

Mar 21   Armagh James Ussher, Archbishop (said world began 4004 BC), dies at 76 in the year 1656.  

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

Apr 10   On this day in history dutch fleet occupiers Colombo Ceylon  

Apr 27   In the year 1656 gerard van Honthorst, painter, dies at 65  

May 31   On this day in history marin Marias, composer  

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

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

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

Sep 01   Naples Plague in Italy in the year 1656.  

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   All female jury hears case of woman who killed her child (acquit her) in the year 1656.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1656

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 20   Johannes Schenck, German/Neth composer, baptised was born in the year 1656.  

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   In the year 1656 birth of marin Marias, composer  

Jul 07   Guru Har Krishan, 8th Guru of Sikhism (d. 1664) was born on this day in history.  

Aug 06   Claude de Forbin, French naval commander (d. 1733) was born in the year 1656.  

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 on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1656

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1656 death of mathieu Molé, French statesman (b. 1584)  

Feb 20   In the year 1656 james Ussher, Irish bible scholar/anglican archbishop, dies at 76  

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   In the year 1656 gerard van Honthorst, painter, dies at 65  

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

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