Historical Events In 1656
Monday, 18 November 2019
Jan 08 Oldest surviving commercial newspaper begins (Haarlem, Netherlands) on this day in history.
Jan 17 Brandenburg & Sweden sign Treaty of Königsberg on this day in history.
Jan 17 Brandenburg & Sweden sign Treaty of KĂ¶nigsberg on this day in history.
Jan 23 Blaise Pascal publishes the first of his Lettres provinciales in the year 1656.
Jan 24 In the year 1656 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 In the year 1656 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 In the year 1656 jews are denied the right to build a synagogue in New Amsterdam
Mar 21 In the year 1656 armagh James Ussher, Archbishop (said world began 4004 BC), dies at 76
Mar 31 Pierre de La Barre, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1656.
Apr 10 In the year 1656 dutch fleet occupiers Colombo Ceylon
Apr 27 Gerard van Honthorst, painter, dies at 65 in the year 1656.
May 31 In the year 1656 marin Marias, composer
Jun 09 In the year 1656 thomas Tomkins, composer, dies
Jun 20 On this day in history polish King Jan II Casimir recaptures Warsaw
Jul 01 In the year 1656 1st Quakers (Mary Fisher/Ann Austin) arrives in Boston (arrested)
Jul 07 Michelangelo Rossi, Italian opera composer, buried at about 55 in the year 1656.
Jul 08 In the year 1656 alexander van der Capellen, mister of Aartsbergen, dies at about 64
Jul 11 The birth of First Quaker colonists land at Boston on this day in history.
Jul 18 -20] Battle at Warsaw: Swedish king Karel X Gustaafbeats Johan II Kasimir & occupies Warsaw in the year 1656.
Jul 26 On this day in history rembrandt declares he is insolvent
Sep 15 England & France sign peace treaty on this day in history.
Sep 19 Treaty of Labiau: Sweden gives Prussia, Brandenburg on this day in history.
Sep 22 On this day in history all female jury hears case of woman who killed her child (acquit her)
Oct 02 In the year 1656 stephan Otto, composer, dies at 53
Oct 02 US colony Connecticut passes law against Quakers on this day in history.
Oct 03 In the year 1656 myles Standish, Plymouth Colony leader, dies (birth date unknown)
Oct 08 On this day in history johann Georg I, ruler of Saxon (1611-56, Peace of Prague), dies at 71
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]