Historical Events In 1656
Sunday, 08 December 2019
Jan 08 Oldest surviving commercial newspaper begins (Haarlem, Netherlands) on this day in history.
Jan 17 On this day in history brandenburg & Sweden sign Treaty of Königsberg
Jan 17 Brandenburg & Sweden sign Treaty of Königsberg on this day in history.
Jan 23 Blaise Pascal publishes the first of his Lettres provinciales on this day in history.
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 In the year 1656 johannes Schenck, German/Neth composer, baptised
Feb 22 In the year 1656 new Amsterdam granted a Jewish burial site
Feb 27 In the year 1656 johan van Heemskerk, Dutch lawyer/writer/interpreter, dies
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 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 In the year 1656 dutch fleet occupiers Colombo Ceylon
Apr 27 Gerard van Honthorst, painter, dies at 65 on this day in history.
May 31 In the year 1656 marin Marias, composer
Jun 09 Thomas Tomkins, composer, dies in the year 1656.
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 In the year 1656 michelangelo Rossi, Italian opera composer, buried at about 55
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 -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 England & France sign peace treaty in the year 1656.
Sep 19 In the year 1656 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 on this day in history.
Oct 02 US colony Connecticut passes law against Quakers in the year 1656.
Oct 03 Myles Standish, Plymouth Colony leader, dies (birth date unknown) on this day in history.
Oct 08 In the year 1656 johann Georg I, ruler of Saxon (1611-56, Peace of Prague), dies at 71
Oct 24 In the year 1656 treaty of Vilnius: Russia & Poland sign anti-Swedish covenant
Oct 29 On this day in history edmund Halley, astronomer (Halley's Comet) [NS=Nov 8]