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Historical Events In 1656

Thursday, 26 May 2022

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   In the year 1656 brandenburg & Sweden sign Treaty of Königsberg  

Jan 23   Blaise Pascal publishes the first of his Lettres provinciales in the year 1656.  

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

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

Feb 20   On this day in history james Ussher, Irish bible scholar/anglican archbishop, dies at 76  

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

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

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

Mar 10   On this day in history adolf H van Rechteren, Dutch diplomat/politician  

Mar 13   In the year 1656 jews are denied the right to build a synagogue in New Amsterdam  

Mar 21   In the year 1656 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 10   Dutch fleet occupiers Colombo Ceylon in the year 1656.  

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

May 31   Marin Marias, composer in the year 1656.  

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

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) on this day in history.  

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

Jul 08   On this day in history alexander van der Capellen, mister of Aartsbergen, dies at about 64  

Jul 11   The birth of First Quaker colonists land at Boston on this day in history.  

Jul 18   On this day in history -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 01   On this day in history naples Plague in Italy  

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

Sep 19   Treaty of Labiau: Sweden gives Prussia, Brandenburg on this day in history.  

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

Apr 24   Thomas Fincke, Danish mathematician and physicist (b. 1561) died on this day in history.  

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

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

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