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Historical Events Happened In 1639

Sunday, 21 September 2014

Jan 06   In the year 1639 virginia is 1st colony to order surplus crops (tobacco) destroyed  

Jan 06   Virginia is first colony to order surplus crops (tobacco) destroyed on this day in history.  

Jan 14   1st Connecticut constitution (Fundamental Orders) adopted in Hartford in the year 1639.  

Jan 14   Rodger Ludlow publishes"Fundamental Orders of Connecticut" in the year 1639.  

Jan 19   Noel Alexandre, French theologian/historian on this day in history.  

Jan 20   In the year 1639 mustapha I, sultan of Turkey (1622-23), dies  

Jan 23   Francisco Maldonado da Silva Solis, Peruvian poet, burned at stake in the year 1639.  

Jan 24   On this day in history connecticut colony organizes under Fundamental Orders  

Jan 24   George Jenatsch, Grisons leader, assassinated on this day in history.  

Feb 07   Académie Française begins the Dictionary of the French Language on this day in history.  

Feb 07   On this day in history academie Francaise begins Dictionary of French Language  

Mar 13   In the year 1639 cambridge College renamed Harvard for clergyman John Harvard  

Mar 22   Thomas Carew, English poet/diplomat (The Rapture), dies in the year 1639.  

May 08   In the year 1639 william Coddington founds Newport RI  

May 20   In the year 1639 dorchester MA, forms first school funded by local taxes  

May 20   Dorchester Mass, forms 1st school funded by local taxes in the year 1639.  

May 20   Dorchester, Massachusetts funds the first school in the US from local taxes on this day in history.  

May 21   Giovan D "Tommaso" Campanella, Italian philosopher/poet, dies at 70 in the year 1639.  

Jun 01   In the year 1639 melchior Franck, German composer  

Jun 02   In the year 1639 floris II van Pallandt, earl of Culemborg/politician, dies at 62  

Jun 06   Massachusetts grants 500 acres of land to erect a gunpowder mill on this day in history.  

Jun 10   1st American log cabin at Fort Christina (Wilmington Delaware) in the year 1639.  

Jun 10   In the year 1639 the first American log cabin at Fort Christina (Wilmington Delaware)  

Jun 18   Treaty of Berwick: End 1st Bishop war in the year 1639.  

Jul 09   Entonius Walaeus, calvinist theologist, dies at 65 in the year 1639.  

Jul 18   In the year 1639 bernard, duke of Saksen-Weimar (Rheinfelden), dies  

Jul 19   French troops occupy Salses, at Perpignan in the year 1639.  

Aug 04   In the year 1639 juan R Alarcon y Mendoza, Mexican/Spanish playwright, dies at 58  

Aug 20   On this day in history martin Opitz, German poet/historian (Troerinnen), dies at 41  

Aug 22   Madras (now Chennai), India, is founded by the British East India Company on a sliver of land bought from local Nayak rulers in the year 1639.  

Sep 12   In the year 1639 viceroy Thomas Wentworth sails back to England  

Sep 20   On this day in history john Meursius, [van Meurs], historian, dies at 60  

Sep 25   In the year 1639 1st printing press in America  

Sep 25   On this day in history first printing press in America  

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Jan 19   On this day in history birth of noel Alexandre, French theologian/historian  

Feb 06   Daniel Georg Morhof, German writer and scholar (d. 1691) was born on this day in history.  

Jun 21   Increase Mather, New England Puritan minister (d. 1723) was born in the year 1639.  

Sep 17   In the year 1639 birth of hans Herr, Mennonite bishop (d. 1725)  

Sep 29   Lord William Russell, English politician (d. 1683) was born on this day in history.  

Oct 14   Simon van der Stel, Dutch governor of Cape colony (1679-99) was born in the year 1639.  

Dec 21   Jean Racin, writer was born on this day in history.  

Dec 22   Jean Racine, French dramatist (d. 1699) was born in the year 1639.  

Famous Deaths In 1639

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 20   Mustapha I, sultan of Turkey (1622-23), dies in the year 1639.  

Jan 23   In the year 1639 death of francisco Maldonado da Silva Solis, Peruvian poet, burned at stake  

Jan 24   In the year 1639 death of george Jenatsch, Grisons leader, assassinated  

Mar 22   On this day in history thomas Carew, English poet/diplomat (The Rapture), dies  

May 21   In the year 1639 giovan D "Tommaso" Campanella, Italian philosopher/poet, dies at 70  

Jun 01   Melchior Franck, German composer died on this day in history.  

Jun 02   Floris II van Pallandt, earl of Culemborg/politician, dies at 62 in the year 1639.  

Jul 09   In the year 1639 entonius Walaeus, calvinist theologist, dies at 65