Historical Events In 1656
Friday, 19 July 2019
Jan 08 In the year 1656 oldest surviving commercial newspaper begins (Haarlem, Netherlands)
Jan 17 In the year 1656 brandenburg & Sweden sign Treaty of Königsberg
Jan 17 Brandenburg & Sweden sign Treaty of Königsberg in the year 1656.
Jan 23 In the year 1656 blaise Pascal publishes the first of his Lettres provinciales.
Jan 24 On this day in history 1st Jewish doctor in US, Jacob Lumbrozo, arrives in Maryland
Jan 24 The first Jewish doctor in US, Jacob Lumbrozo, arrives in Maryland in the year 1656.
Feb 20 On this day in history james Ussher, Irish bible scholar/anglican archbishop, dies at 76
Feb 20 On this day in history johannes Schenck, German/Neth composer, baptised
Feb 22 New Amsterdam granted a Jewish burial site in the year 1656.
Feb 27 Johan van Heemskerk, Dutch lawyer/writer/interpreter, dies in the year 1656.
Mar 10 Adolf H van Rechteren, Dutch diplomat/politician in the year 1656.
Mar 13 Jews are denied the right to build a synagogue in New Amsterdam in the year 1656.
Mar 21 In the year 1656 armagh James Ussher, Archbishop (said world began 4004 BC), dies at 76
Mar 31 In the year 1656 pierre de La Barre, composer, dies at 64
Apr 10 Dutch fleet occupiers Colombo Ceylon in the year 1656.
Apr 27 Gerard van Honthorst, painter, dies at 65 on this day in history.
May 31 Marin Marias, composer on this day in history.
Jun 09 On this day in history thomas Tomkins, composer, dies
Jun 20 On this day in history polish King Jan II Casimir recaptures Warsaw
Jul 01 1st Quakers (Mary Fisher/Ann Austin) arrives in Boston (arrested) in the year 1656.
Jul 07 In the year 1656 michelangelo Rossi, Italian opera composer, buried at about 55
Jul 08 In the year 1656 alexander van der Capellen, mister of Aartsbergen, dies at about 64
Jul 11 In the year 1656 the birth of First Quaker colonists land at Boston
Jul 18 -20] Battle at Warsaw: Swedish king Karel X Gustaafbeats Johan II Kasimir & occupies Warsaw on this day in history.
Jul 26 In the year 1656 rembrandt declares he is insolvent
Sep 15 On this day in history england & France sign peace treaty
Sep 19 Treaty of Labiau: Sweden gives Prussia, Brandenburg in the year 1656.
Sep 22 All female jury hears case of woman who killed her child (acquit her) in the year 1656.
Oct 02 Stephan Otto, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.
Oct 02 US colony Connecticut passes law against Quakers in the year 1656.
Oct 03 In the year 1656 myles Standish, Plymouth Colony leader, dies (birth date unknown)
Oct 08 Johann Georg I, ruler of Saxon (1611-56, Peace of Prague), dies at 71 on this day in history.
Oct 24 Treaty of Vilnius: Russia & Poland sign anti-Swedish covenant in the year 1656.
Oct 29 On this day in history edmund Halley, astronomer (Halley's Comet) [NS=Nov 8]