1657 in History – What happened in year 1657


In history, year 1657 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1657.

Know what happened in 1657:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
20 AprilAnglo-Spanish War-An English fleet under Admiral Robert Blakeattacked a Spanish treasure fleet at Santa Cruz de Tenerife in theSpanish Canary Islands.
27 DecemberCitizens of New Netherland presented the Flushing Remonstranceto Director-General Peter Stuyvesant, requesting an exemption to his banon Quaker worship.
20 AprilAnglo-Spanish War An English fleet under Admiral Robert Blake attacked a Spanish treasure fleet at Santa Cruz de Tenerife in the Spanish Canary Islands.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1657:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 March Samuel Werenfels / Author / Switzerland
04 OctoberFrancesco Solimena / Painter / Italy
11 February Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle / Poet / France
15 DecemberMichel Richard Delalande / Composer / France
18 AugustFerdinando Galli-Bibiena / Painter / Italy
18 March Giuseppe Ottavio Pitoni / Composer / Italy
24 March Arai Hakuseki / Politician / Japan
25 JulyPhilipp Heinrich Erlebach / Composer / Germany
26 NovemberWilliam Derham / Philosopher / United Kingdom

List of famous Indian birthdays in the year 1657:

YearName / Profession / Country
14 MaySambhaji / Emperor / India

More years: 1607 | 1617 | 1627 | 1637 | 1647 | 1657 | 1667 | 1677 | 1687 | 1697 || 1557 | 1657 | 1757 | 1857 | 1957

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