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Historical Events In 1659

Monday, 15 July 2019

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 18   In the year 1659 benedikt Lechler, composer, dies at 64  

Jan 21   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history henry Purcell, English organist/composer (Dido & Aeneas)  

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

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   In the year 1659 campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist  

May 22   France, England & Netherlands sign "Hedges Concerto" treaty in the year 1659.  

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

Oct 04   In the year 1659 franz Weichlein, composer  

Oct 08   Jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary in the year 1659.  

Oct 10   Able J Tasmania, navigator/discovered (Tasmania, NZ), dies at about 56 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Peace of Pyreneeen: French king Louis XIV & Spanish king Philip IV on this day in history.  

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1659

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 17   On this day in history 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   In the year 1659 birth of jacob Roggeveen, Dutch Swiss lawyer/navigator (Easter Island)  

Mar 07   Henry Purcell, English organist/composer (Dido & Aeneas) was born in the year 1659.  

Mar 08   Isaac de Beausobre, French Protestant pastor (d. 1738) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

Jun 03   In the year 1659 birth of david Gregory, Scottish astronomer (d. 1708)  

Famous Deaths In 1659

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 16   Charles Annibal Fabrot, French lawyer (b. 1580) died on this day in history.  

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

Feb 17   In the year 1659 death of abel Servien, French diplomat (b. 1593)  

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

Apr 15   In the year 1659 simon Dach, German poet, dies  

Jun 03   On this day in history death of morgan Llwyd, Welsh Puritan preacher and writer (b. 1619)  

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 in the year 1659.  

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