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Historical Events In 1656

Monday, 10 August 2020

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

Nov 03   On this day in history georg Reuter, composer  

Nov 03   In the year 1656 treaty of Vilnius Russia/Poland sign anti-Swedish covenant [NS]  

Nov 04   In the year 1656 leonard Sailer, composer  

Nov 06   Johan IV, duke of Braganca/king of Portugal (1640-56), dies at 52 in the year 1656.  

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

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

Nov 08   On this day in history the birth of Edmond Halley, English astronomer  

Nov 09   In the year 1656 paul Aler, French jesuit/poet (Gradus ad Parnassum)  

Dec 01   In the year 1656 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 in the year 1656.  

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   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   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   In the year 1656 birth of marin Marias, composer  

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   Guillaume Dubois, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1723) was born in the year 1656.  

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 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   Pierre de La Barre, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 27   In the year 1656 gerard van Honthorst, painter, dies at 65  

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

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