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Historical Events In 1656

Saturday, 16 February 2019

Jan 08   Oldest surviving commercial newspaper begins (Haarlem, Netherlands) on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Brandenburg & Sweden sign Treaty of Königsberg in the year 1656.  

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

Feb 22   On this day in history new Amsterdam granted a Jewish burial site  

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

Mar 10   Adolf H van Rechteren, Dutch diplomat/politician in the year 1656.  

Mar 13   Jews are denied the right to build a synagogue in New Amsterdam 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 10   Dutch fleet occupiers Colombo Ceylon on this day in history.  

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

May 31   Marin Marias, composer in the year 1656.  

Jun 09   In the year 1656 thomas Tomkins, composer, dies  

Jun 20   Polish King Jan II Casimir recaptures Warsaw on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 08   Alexander van der Capellen, mister of Aartsbergen, dies at about 64 in the year 1656.  

Jul 11   The birth of First Quaker colonists land at Boston in the year 1656.  

Jul 18   -20] Battle at Warsaw: Swedish king Karel X Gustaafbeats Johan II Kasimir & occupies Warsaw on this day in history.  

Jul 26   Rembrandt declares he is insolvent on this day in history.  

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

Sep 19   In the year 1656 treaty of Labiau: Sweden gives Prussia, Brandenburg  

Sep 22   In the year 1656 all female jury hears case of woman who killed her child (acquit her)  

Oct 02   On this day in history stephan Otto, composer, dies at 53  

Oct 02   US colony Connecticut passes law against Quakers on this day in history.  

Oct 03   On this day in history myles Standish, Plymouth Colony leader, dies (birth date unknown)  

Oct 08   In the year 1656 johann Georg I, ruler of Saxon (1611-56, Peace of Prague), dies at 71  

Oct 24   Treaty of Vilnius: Russia & Poland sign anti-Swedish covenant on this day in history.  

Oct 29   Edmund Halley, astronomer (Halley's Comet) [NS=Nov 8] in the year 1656.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1656

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 20   On this day in history birth of johannes Schenck, German/Neth composer, baptised  

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

Apr 10   On this day in history 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   In the year 1656 birth of guru Har Krishan, 8th Guru of Sikhism (d. 1664)  

Aug 06   In the year 1656 birth of claude de Forbin, French naval commander (d. 1733)  

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

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

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

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

Apr 27   Gerard van Honthorst, painter, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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

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