January 1659 in History

Events in History

  • Jan 14 Battle at Elvas: Portuguese beat Spanish
  • Jan 24 Pierre Corneille's "Oedipe" premieres in Paris

Birthdays in History

  • Jan 21 Adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect

Deaths in History

  • Jan 16 Charles Annibal Fabrot, French lawyer (b. 1580)