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Historical Events In 1659

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Jan 14   On this day in history battle at Elvas Portuguese beat Spanish  

Jan 14   On this day in history battle at Elvas: Portuguese beat Spanish  

Jan 17   On this day in history antonio Veracini, composer  

Jan 18   Benedikt Lechler, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1659.  

Jan 21   On this day in history adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect  

Jan 24   Pierre Corneille's "Oedipe," premieres in Paris in the year 1659.  

Feb 01   On this day in history jacob Roggeveen, Dutch Swiss lawyer/navigator (Easter Island)  

Feb 11   The assault on Copenhagen by Swedish forces is beaten back with heavy losses in the year 1659.  

Feb 16   In the year 1659 1st known check (£400) (on display at Westminster Abbey)  

Feb 16   First known check (£400), it is now (on display at Westminster Abbey in the year 1659.  

Mar 07   In the year 1659 henry Purcell, English organist/composer (Dido & Aeneas)  

Mar 26   In the year 1659 william Wollaston, Coton England, philosopher  

Apr 15   Simon Dach, German poet, dies in the year 1659.  

Apr 22   On this day in history lord protector Cromwell disbands English parliament  

May 16   Campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist on this day in history.  

May 22   On this day in history france, England & Netherlands sign "Hedges Concerto" treaty  

May 25   Richard Cromwell resigns as English Lord Protector in the year 1659.  

May 31   Netherlands, England & France sign Treaty of The Hague on this day in history.  

Jun 29   The Russians, led by prince Trubetskoy are defeated by the Ukrainian armies of Ivan Vyhovsky in the Battle of Konotop in the year 1659.  

Jul 16   In the year 1659 princess Henriette C of Orange-Nassau weds monarch Johan George II  

Jul 23   Antonius Schultingh, [Schultingius], Dutch lawyer in the year 1659.  

Aug 01   Antoine Mouque, composer in the year 1659.  

Sep 05   Pieter de Carpentier, Flemish gov-gen of Neth East-Indies, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Sep 30   Peter Stuyvesant of New Netherlands forbids tennis playing during Creligious services in the year 1659.  

Sep 30   Robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked (according to Defoe) in the year 1659.  

Oct 04   Franz Weichlein, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 08   In the year 1659 jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary  

Oct 10   In the year 1659 able J Tasmania, navigator/discovered (Tasmania, NZ), dies at about 56  

Oct 12   English Rump-government fires John Lambert & other generals in the year 1659.  

Oct 13   Gen-major John Lambert drives out English Rump-govt on this day in history.  

Oct 27   Marmaduke Stevenson, Quaker in Boston, hanged on this day in history.  

Nov 06   Theodor Schwartzkopff, composer in the year 1659.  

Nov 07   Peace of Pyreneeen: French king Louis XIV & Spanish king Philip IV in the year 1659.  

Nov 17   In the year 1659 peace of the Pyrenees is signed between France and Spain.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1659

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 17   Antonio Veracini, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 21   Adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect was born in the year 1659.  

Feb 01   Jacob Roggeveen, Dutch Swiss lawyer/navigator (Easter Island) was born in the year 1659.  

Mar 07   In the year 1659 birth of henry Purcell, English organist/composer (Dido & Aeneas)  

Mar 08   Isaac de Beausobre, French Protestant pastor (d. 1738) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 26   In the year 1659 birth of william Wollaston, Coton England, philosopher  

May 16   In the year 1659 birth of campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist  

Jun 03   On this day in history birth of david Gregory, Scottish astronomer (d. 1708)  

Famous Deaths In 1659

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 16   In the year 1659 death of charles Annibal Fabrot, French lawyer (b. 1580)  

Jan 18   In the year 1659 benedikt Lechler, composer, dies at 64  

Feb 17   Abel Servien, French diplomat (b. 1593) died in the year 1659.  

Feb 27   On this day in history death of henry Dunster, first President of Harvard College (b. 1609)  

Apr 15   Simon Dach, German poet, dies in the year 1659.  

Jun 03   In the year 1659 death of morgan Llwyd, Welsh Puritan preacher and writer (b. 1619)  

Sep 05   Pieter de Carpentier, Flemish gov-gen of Neth East-Indies, dies at 71 in the year 1659.  

Oct 08   In the year 1659 death of jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary  

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