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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]  

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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   Adolf H van Rechteren, Dutch diplomat/politician was born in the year 1656.  

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   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   On this day in history birth of claude de Forbin, French naval commander (d. 1733)  

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   In the year 1656 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   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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1656 thomas Tomkins, composer, dies  

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