Historical Events In 1659
Sunday, 20 January 2019
Jan 14 Battle at Elvas Portuguese beat Spanish in the year 1659.
Jan 14 In the year 1659 battle at Elvas: Portuguese beat Spanish
Jan 17 In the year 1659 antonio Veracini, composer
Jan 18 Benedikt Lechler, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1659 jacob Roggeveen, Dutch Swiss lawyer/navigator (Easter Island)
Feb 11 In the year 1659 the assault on Copenhagen by Swedish forces is beaten back with heavy losses.
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 on this day in history.
Apr 22 Lord protector Cromwell disbands English parliament on this day in history.
May 16 Campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist in the year 1659.
May 22 In the year 1659 france, England & Netherlands sign "Hedges Concerto" treaty
May 25 On this day in history 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 Antoine Mouque, composer in the year 1659.
Sep 05 Pieter de Carpentier, Flemish gov-gen of Neth East-Indies, dies at 71 on this day in history.
Sep 30 In the year 1659 peter Stuyvesant of New Netherlands forbids tennis playing during Creligious services
Sep 30 On this day in history robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked (according to Defoe)
Oct 04 Franz Weichlein, composer in the year 1659.
Oct 08 In the year 1659 jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary
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 on this day in history.
Oct 13 On this day in history gen-major John Lambert drives out English Rump-govt
Oct 27 Marmaduke Stevenson, Quaker in Boston, hanged in the year 1659.
Nov 06 Theodor Schwartzkopff, composer in the year 1659.
Nov 07 Peace of Pyreneeen: French king Louis XIV & Spanish king Philip IV on this day in history.
Nov 17 In the year 1659 peace of the Pyrenees is signed between France and Spain.