Historical Events In 1659
Monday, 23 May 2022
Jan 14 Battle at Elvas Portuguese beat Spanish on this day in history.
Jan 14 In the year 1659 battle at Elvas: Portuguese beat Spanish
Jan 17 Antonio Veracini, composer in the year 1659.
Jan 18 On this day in history benedikt Lechler, composer, dies at 64
Jan 21 In the year 1659 adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect
Jan 24 On this day in history pierre Corneille's "Oedipe," premieres in Paris
Feb 01 Jacob Roggeveen, Dutch Swiss lawyer/navigator (Easter Island) on this day in history.
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 First known check (£400), it is now (on display at Westminster Abbey on this day in history.
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 On this day in history simon Dach, German poet, dies
Apr 22 In the year 1659 lord protector Cromwell disbands English parliament
May 16 On this day in history campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist
May 22 In the year 1659 france, England & Netherlands sign "Hedges Concerto" treaty
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 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 In the year 1659 princess Henriette C of Orange-Nassau weds monarch Johan George II
Jul 23 In the year 1659 antonius Schultingh, [Schultingius], Dutch lawyer
Aug 01 Antoine Mouque, composer on this day in history.
Sep 05 Pieter de Carpentier, Flemish gov-gen of Neth East-Indies, dies at 71 in the year 1659.
Sep 30 Peter Stuyvesant of New Netherlands forbids tennis playing during Creligious services in the year 1659.
Sep 30 In the year 1659 robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked (according to Defoe)
Oct 04 In the year 1659 franz Weichlein, composer
Oct 08 Jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary on this day in history.
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 In the year 1659 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 on this day in history.
Nov 17 Peace of the Pyrenees is signed between France and Spain in the year 1659.