Historical Events In 1659
Friday, 25 September 2020
Jan 14 Battle at Elvas Portuguese beat Spanish in the year 1659.
Jan 14 On this day in history battle at Elvas: Portuguese beat Spanish
Jan 17 Antonio Veracini, composer in the year 1659.
Jan 18 Benedikt Lechler, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
Jan 21 Adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect in the year 1659.
Jan 24 On this day in history pierre Corneille's "Oedipe," premieres in Paris
Feb 01 Jacob Roggeveen, Dutch Swiss lawyer/navigator (Easter Island) in the year 1659.
Feb 11 In the year 1659 the assault on Copenhagen by Swedish forces is beaten back with heavy losses.
Feb 16 1st known check (£400) (on display at Westminster Abbey) on this day in history.
Feb 16 First known check (£400), it is now (on display at Westminster Abbey in the year 1659.
Mar 07 Henry Purcell, English organist/composer (Dido & Aeneas) on this day in history.
Mar 26 William Wollaston, Coton England, philosopher on this day in history.
Apr 15 On this day in history simon Dach, German poet, dies
Apr 22 In the year 1659 lord protector Cromwell disbands English parliament
May 16 Campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist in the year 1659.
May 22 On this day in history france, England & Netherlands sign "Hedges Concerto" treaty
May 25 In the year 1659 richard Cromwell resigns as English Lord Protector
May 31 On this day in history netherlands, England & France sign Treaty of The Hague
Jun 29 On this day in history the Russians, led by prince Trubetskoy are defeated by the Ukrainian armies of Ivan Vyhovsky in the Battle of Konotop.
Jul 16 Princess Henriette C of Orange-Nassau weds monarch Johan George II on this day in history.
Jul 23 In the year 1659 antonius Schultingh, [Schultingius], Dutch lawyer
Aug 01 In the year 1659 antoine Mouque, composer
Sep 05 Pieter de Carpentier, Flemish gov-gen of Neth East-Indies, dies at 71 on this day in history.
Sep 30 In the year 1659 peter Stuyvesant of New Netherlands forbids tennis playing during Creligious services
Sep 30 Robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked (according to Defoe) on this day in history.
Oct 04 In the year 1659 franz Weichlein, composer
Oct 08 On this day in history jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary
Oct 10 Able J Tasmania, navigator/discovered (Tasmania, NZ), dies at about 56 in the year 1659.
Oct 12 On this day in history english Rump-government fires John Lambert & other generals
Oct 13 In the year 1659 gen-major John Lambert drives out English Rump-govt
Oct 27 Marmaduke Stevenson, Quaker in Boston, hanged on this day in history.
Nov 06 Theodor Schwartzkopff, composer on this day in history.
Nov 07 On this day in history peace of Pyreneeen: French king Louis XIV & Spanish king Philip IV
Nov 17 Peace of the Pyrenees is signed between France and Spain on this day in history.