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Historical Events In 1656

Thursday, 17 June 2021

Oct 29   Edmund Halley, astronomer (Halley's Comet) [NS=Nov 8] on this day in history.  

Nov 03   Georg Reuter, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 03   On this day in history treaty of Vilnius Russia/Poland sign anti-Swedish covenant [NS]  

Nov 04   Leonard Sailer, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 06   On this day in history johan IV, duke of Braganca/king of Portugal (1640-56), dies at 52  

Nov 07   Walraad the Younger, earl of Nassau-Ottweiler/gov of Nimegen in the year 1656.  

Nov 08   Edmund Halley, English astronomer (comet of Halley) [OS=Oct 29] on this day in history.  

Nov 08   The birth of Edmond Halley, English astronomer in the year 1656.  

Nov 09   Paul Aler, French jesuit/poet (Gradus ad Parnassum) in the year 1656.  

Dec 01   On this day in history germany promises Poland aid against Sweden  

Dec 14   Artificial pearls 1st manufactured by M Jacquin in Paris made of gypsum pellets covered with fish scales on this day in history.  

Dec 14   Artificial pearls first manufactured by M Jacquin in Paris made of gypsum pellets covered with fish scales in the year 1656.  

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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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Claude de Forbin, French naval commander (d. 1733) was born on this day in history.  

Sep 06   On this day in history birth of guillaume Dubois, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1723)  

Sep 14   Thomas Baker, British antiquarian (d. 1746) was born in the year 1656.  

Famous Deaths In 1656

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   Mathieu Molé, French statesman (b. 1584) died on this day in history.  

Feb 20   James Ussher, Irish bible scholar/anglican archbishop, dies at 76 in the year 1656.  

Feb 27   In the year 1656 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   On this day in history pierre de La Barre, composer, dies at 64  

Apr 24   On this day in history death of thomas Fincke, Danish mathematician and physicist (b. 1561)  

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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