Historical Events In 1659
Thursday, 18 July 2019
Jan 14 In the year 1659 battle at Elvas Portuguese beat Spanish
Jan 14 Battle at Elvas: Portuguese beat Spanish in the year 1659.
Jan 17 Antonio Veracini, composer on this day in history.
Jan 18 On this day in history benedikt Lechler, composer, dies at 64
Jan 21 On this day in history adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect
Jan 24 In the year 1659 pierre Corneille's "Oedipe," premieres in Paris
Feb 01 Jacob Roggeveen, Dutch Swiss lawyer/navigator (Easter Island) on this day in history.
Feb 11 On this day in history the assault on Copenhagen by Swedish forces is beaten back with heavy losses.
Feb 16 1st known check (£400) (on display at Westminster Abbey) on this day in history.
Feb 16 First known check (£400), it is now (on display at Westminster Abbey on this day in history.
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 On this day in history simon Dach, German poet, dies
Apr 22 In the year 1659 lord protector Cromwell disbands English parliament
May 16 In the year 1659 campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist
May 22 In the year 1659 france, England & Netherlands sign "Hedges Concerto" treaty
May 25 Richard Cromwell resigns as English Lord Protector on this day in history.
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 On this day in history antonius Schultingh, [Schultingius], Dutch lawyer
Aug 01 In the year 1659 antoine Mouque, composer
Sep 05 Pieter de Carpentier, Flemish gov-gen of Neth East-Indies, dies at 71 on this day in history.
Sep 30 On this day in history 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 Franz Weichlein, composer on this day in history.
Oct 08 Jean de Quen, French Jesuit missionary on this day in history.
Oct 10 On this day in history able J Tasmania, navigator/discovered (Tasmania, NZ), dies at about 56
Oct 12 In the year 1659 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 On this day in history theodor Schwartzkopff, composer
Nov 07 On this day in history peace of Pyreneeen: French king Louis XIV & Spanish king Philip IV
Nov 17 In the year 1659 peace of the Pyrenees is signed between France and Spain.