1659 in History – What happened in year 1659

In history, year 1659 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 1659.

Know what happened in 1659:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
02 FebruaryJan van Riebeeck, the founder of Cape Town, produced the first bottle of South African wine .
29 JuneRusso-Polish War-The hetman of Ukraine Ivan Vyhovsky and hisallies defeated the armies of Russian Tsardom led by Aleksey Trubetskoyat the Battle of Konotop in the present-day Sumy Oblast of Ukraine.
29 JuneRusso-Polish War: The hetman of Ukraine Ivan Vyhovsky and hisallies defeated the armies of Russian Tsardom led by Aleksey Trubetskoyat the Battle of Konotop in the present-day Sumy Oblast of Ukraine.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1659:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 February Jacob Roggeveen / Explorer / Netherlands
01 AugustSebastiano Ricci / Painter / Italy
03 JuneDavid Gregory / Astronomer / United Kingdom
10 SeptemberHenry Purcell / Composer / United Kingdom
17 January Antonio Veracini / Violinist / Italy
18 January Damaris Cudworth Masham / Philosopher / United Kingdom
18 JulyHyacinthe Rigaud / Painter / France
22 OctoberGeorg Ernst Stahl / Physician / Germany
27 February William Sherard / Botanist / United Kingdom
28 JulyCharles Ancillon / Diplomat / France

More years: 1609 | 1619 | 1629 | 1639 | 1649 | 1659 | 1669 | 1679 | 1689 | 1699 || 1559 | 1659 | 1759 | 1859 | 1959

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