Historical Events In 1659
Tuesday, 19 March 2019
Jan 14 Battle at Elvas Portuguese beat Spanish on this day in history.
Jan 14 On this day in history battle at Elvas: Portuguese beat Spanish
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 on this day in history.
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 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 in the year 1659.
Mar 07 Henry Purcell, English organist/composer (Dido & Aeneas) in the year 1659.
Mar 26 In the year 1659 william Wollaston, Coton England, philosopher
Apr 15 Simon Dach, German poet, dies on this day in history.
Apr 22 Lord protector Cromwell disbands English parliament on this day in history.
May 16 Campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist on this day in history.
May 22 France, England & Netherlands sign "Hedges Concerto" treaty in the year 1659.
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 In the year 1659 antoine Mouque, composer
Sep 05 On this day in history pieter de Carpentier, Flemish gov-gen of Neth East-Indies, dies at 71
Sep 30 In the year 1659 peter Stuyvesant of New Netherlands forbids tennis playing during Creligious services
Sep 30 In the year 1659 robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked (according to Defoe)
Oct 04 On this day in history franz Weichlein, composer
Oct 08 In the year 1659 jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary
Oct 10 On this day in history able J Tasmania, navigator/discovered (Tasmania, NZ), dies at about 56
Oct 12 English Rump-government fires John Lambert & other generals on this day in history.
Oct 13 In the year 1659 gen-major John Lambert drives out English Rump-govt
Oct 27 In the year 1659 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 in the year 1659.
Nov 17 Peace of the Pyrenees is signed between France and Spain on this day in history.