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Historical Events In 1659

Friday, 22 March 2019

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

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

Jan 17   In the year 1659 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 in the year 1659.  

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

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

Apr 22   Lord protector Cromwell disbands English parliament on this day in history.  

May 16   On this day in history campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist  

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

May 25   Richard Cromwell resigns as English Lord Protector on this day in history.  

May 31   In the year 1659 netherlands, England & France sign Treaty of The Hague  

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   In the year 1659 antoine Mouque, composer  

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

Sep 30   In the year 1659 peter Stuyvesant of New Netherlands forbids tennis playing during Creligious services  

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

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   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 in the year 1659.  

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

Nov 06   On this day in history 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.  

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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 in the year 1659.  

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 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   On this day in history benedikt Lechler, composer, dies at 64  

Feb 17   On this day in history death of abel Servien, French diplomat (b. 1593)  

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

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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