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Historical Events In 1659

Friday, 14 May 2021

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

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

Jan 24   Pierre Corneille's "Oedipe," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1659 first known check (£400), it is now (on display at Westminster Abbey  

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

Mar 26   On this day in history william Wollaston, Coton England, philosopher  

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

Apr 22   In the year 1659 lord protector Cromwell disbands English parliament  

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

May 22   France, England & Netherlands sign "Hedges Concerto" treaty on this day in history.  

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

May 31   On this day in history netherlands, England & France sign Treaty of The Hague  

Jun 29   The Russians, led by prince Trubetskoy are defeated by the Ukrainian armies of Ivan Vyhovsky in the Battle of Konotop on this day in history.  

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   Antoine Mouque, composer in the year 1659.  

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

Sep 30   On this day in history peter Stuyvesant of New Netherlands forbids tennis playing during Creligious services  

Sep 30   On this day in history robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked (according to Defoe)  

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

Oct 08   On this day in history jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary  

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

Oct 12   English Rump-government fires John Lambert & other generals on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history theodor Schwartzkopff, composer  

Nov 07   In the year 1659 peace of Pyreneeen: French king Louis XIV & Spanish king Philip IV  

Nov 17   Peace of the Pyrenees is signed between France and Spain in the year 1659.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1659

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 17   In the year 1659 birth of antonio Veracini, composer  

Jan 21   Adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect was born on this day in history.  

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

Mar 07   Henry Purcell, English organist/composer (Dido & Aeneas) was born on this day in history.  

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

Mar 26   William Wollaston, Coton England, philosopher was born in the year 1659.  

May 16   Campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist was born in the year 1659.  

Jun 03   David Gregory, Scottish astronomer (d. 1708) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1659

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 16   Charles Annibal Fabrot, French lawyer (b. 1580) died in the year 1659.  

Jan 18   Benedikt Lechler, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1659 simon Dach, German poet, dies  

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

Sep 05   In the year 1659 pieter de Carpentier, Flemish gov-gen of Neth East-Indies, dies at 71  

Oct 08   On this day in history death of jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary  

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