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Historical Events In 1656

Wednesday, 22 January 2020

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

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

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

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   Johannes Schenck, German/Neth composer, baptised on this day in history.  

Feb 22   New Amsterdam granted a Jewish burial site on this day in history.  

Feb 27   On this day in history johan van Heemskerk, Dutch lawyer/writer/interpreter, dies  

Mar 10   On this day in history 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 in the year 1656.  

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

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

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

May 31   On this day in history marin Marias, composer  

Jun 09   On this day in history thomas Tomkins, composer, dies  

Jun 20   On this day in history 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   On this day in history michelangelo Rossi, Italian opera composer, buried at about 55  

Jul 08   In the year 1656 alexander van der Capellen, mister of Aartsbergen, dies at about 64  

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 in the year 1656.  

Jul 26   Rembrandt declares he is insolvent in the year 1656.  

Sep 15   On this day in history england & France sign peace treaty  

Sep 19   On this day in history treaty of Labiau: Sweden gives Prussia, Brandenburg  

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

Oct 02   Stephan Otto, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Oct 02   On this day in history uS colony Connecticut passes law against Quakers  

Oct 03   Myles Standish, Plymouth Colony leader, dies (birth date unknown) in the year 1656.  

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  

Oct 29   In the year 1656 edmund Halley, astronomer (Halley's Comet) [NS=Nov 8]  

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Famous Birthdays In 1656

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 20   In the year 1656 birth of johannes Schenck, German/Neth composer, baptised  

Mar 10   Adolf H van Rechteren, Dutch diplomat/politician was born on this day in history.  

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

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   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   Mathieu Molé, French statesman (b. 1584) died on this day in history.  

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

Feb 27   On this day in history johan van Heemskerk, Dutch lawyer/writer/interpreter, dies  

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

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

Apr 24   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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