Historical Events In 1659
Thursday, 17 January 2019
Jan 14 On this day in history battle at Elvas Portuguese beat Spanish
Jan 14 In the year 1659 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 Adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect on this day in history.
Jan 24 Pierre Corneille's "Oedipe," premieres in Paris on this day in history.
Feb 01 In the year 1659 jacob Roggeveen, Dutch Swiss lawyer/navigator (Easter Island)
Feb 11 The assault on Copenhagen by Swedish forces is beaten back with heavy losses on this day in history.
Feb 16 In the year 1659 1st known check (£400) (on display at Westminster Abbey)
Feb 16 In the year 1659 first known check (£400), it is now (on display at Westminster Abbey
Mar 07 Henry Purcell, English organist/composer (Dido & Aeneas) in the year 1659.
Mar 26 In the year 1659 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 In the year 1659 campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist
May 22 France, England & Netherlands sign "Hedges Concerto" treaty in the year 1659.
May 25 In the year 1659 richard Cromwell resigns as English Lord Protector
May 31 Netherlands, England & France sign Treaty of The Hague on this day in history.
Jun 29 In the year 1659 the Russians, led by prince Trubetskoy are defeated by the Ukrainian armies of Ivan Vyhovsky in the Battle of Konotop.
Jul 16 On this day in history princess Henriette C of Orange-Nassau weds monarch Johan George II
Jul 23 On this day in history antonius Schultingh, [Schultingius], Dutch lawyer
Aug 01 On this day in history antoine Mouque, composer
Sep 05 In the year 1659 pieter de Carpentier, Flemish gov-gen of Neth East-Indies, dies at 71
Sep 30 In the year 1659 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 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 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 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.