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Historical Events In 1656

Sunday, 21 April 2019

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   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   1st Jewish doctor in US, Jacob Lumbrozo, arrives in Maryland on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jun 20   Polish King Jan II Casimir recaptures Warsaw in the year 1656.  

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

Jul 07   On this day in history 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   In the year 1656 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   Rembrandt declares he is insolvent in the year 1656.  

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

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

Sep 22   All female jury hears case of woman who killed her child (acquit her) in the year 1656.  

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

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

Oct 03   On this day in history 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   Treaty of Vilnius: Russia & Poland sign anti-Swedish covenant in the year 1656.  

Oct 29   On this day in history 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   Johannes Schenck, German/Neth composer, baptised was born in the year 1656.  

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

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

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

Jul 07   On this day in history 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   In the year 1656 birth of guillaume Dubois, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1723)  

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 in the year 1656.  

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

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

Apr 24   Thomas Fincke, Danish mathematician and physicist (b. 1561) died in the year 1656.  

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

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

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