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Historical Events In 1659

Sunday, 05 July 2020

Jan 14   Battle at Elvas Portuguese beat Spanish on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Battle at Elvas: Portuguese beat Spanish in the year 1659.  

Jan 17   On this day in history antonio Veracini, composer  

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

Jan 21   In the year 1659 adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect  

Jan 24   In the year 1659 pierre Corneille's "Oedipe," premieres in Paris  

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

Feb 11   On this day in history the assault on Copenhagen by Swedish forces is beaten back with heavy losses.  

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

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   William Wollaston, Coton England, philosopher on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1659.  

May 22   In the year 1659 france, England & Netherlands sign "Hedges Concerto" treaty  

May 25   On this day in history richard Cromwell resigns as English Lord Protector  

May 31   Netherlands, England & France sign Treaty of The Hague in the year 1659.  

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   Antonius Schultingh, [Schultingius], Dutch lawyer on this day in history.  

Aug 01   Antoine Mouque, composer in the year 1659.  

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

Sep 30   Peter Stuyvesant of New Netherlands forbids tennis playing during Creligious services on this day in history.  

Sep 30   In the year 1659 robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked (according to Defoe)  

Oct 04   On this day in history franz Weichlein, composer  

Oct 08   Jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary on this day in history.  

Oct 10   On this day in history able J Tasmania, navigator/discovered (Tasmania, NZ), dies at about 56  

Oct 12   On this day in history english Rump-government fires John Lambert & other generals  

Oct 13   Gen-major John Lambert drives out English Rump-govt in the year 1659.  

Oct 27   On this day in history marmaduke Stevenson, Quaker in Boston, hanged  

Nov 06   In the year 1659 theodor Schwartzkopff, composer  

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

Nov 17   Peace of the Pyrenees is signed between France and Spain on this day in history.  

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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 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 07   On this day in history birth of henry Purcell, English organist/composer (Dido & Aeneas)  

Mar 08   In the year 1659 birth of isaac de Beausobre, French Protestant pastor (d. 1738)  

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

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

Jun 03   David Gregory, Scottish astronomer (d. 1708) was born in the year 1659.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 27   Henry Dunster, first President of Harvard College (b. 1609) died in the year 1659.  

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

Jun 03   Morgan Llwyd, Welsh Puritan preacher and writer (b. 1619) died in the year 1659.  

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

Oct 08   Jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary died on this day in history.  

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