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Historical Events In 1656

Thursday, 07 July 2022

Oct 29   In the year 1656 edmund Halley, astronomer (Halley's Comet) [NS=Nov 8]  

Nov 03   Georg Reuter, composer in the year 1656.  

Nov 03   Treaty of Vilnius Russia/Poland sign anti-Swedish covenant [NS] in the year 1656.  

Nov 04   In the year 1656 leonard Sailer, composer  

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] in the year 1656.  

Nov 08   The birth of Edmond Halley, English astronomer on this day in history.  

Nov 09   Paul Aler, French jesuit/poet (Gradus ad Parnassum) on this day in history.  

Dec 01   Germany promises Poland aid against Sweden on this day in history.  

Dec 14   In the year 1656 artificial pearls 1st manufactured by M Jacquin in Paris made of gypsum pellets covered with fish scales  

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

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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 in the year 1656.  

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 in the year 1656.  

May 31   Marin Marias, composer was born in the year 1656.  

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

Sep 14   In the year 1656 birth of thomas Baker, British antiquarian (d. 1746)  

Famous Deaths In 1656

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   Mathieu Molé, French statesman (b. 1584) died in the year 1656.  

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

Feb 27   In the year 1656 johan van Heemskerk, Dutch lawyer/writer/interpreter, dies  

Mar 21   In the year 1656 armagh James Ussher, Archbishop (said world began 4004 BC), dies at 76  

Mar 31   Pierre de La Barre, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1656.  

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   On this day in history thomas Tomkins, composer, dies  

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