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Historical Events Happened In 1639

Friday, 21 November 2014

Jan 06   On this day in history virginia is 1st colony to order surplus crops (tobacco) destroyed  

Jan 06   On this day in history virginia is first colony to order surplus crops (tobacco) destroyed  

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 in the year 1639.  

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

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

Jan 24   In the year 1639 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   Academie Francaise begins Dictionary of French Language on this day in history.  

Mar 13   On this day in history 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   Dorchester MA, forms first school funded by local taxes on this day in history.  

May 20   Dorchester Mass, forms 1st school funded by local taxes on this day in history.  

May 20   In the year 1639 dorchester, Massachusetts funds the first school in the US from local taxes  

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

Jun 01   In the year 1639 melchior Franck, German composer  

Jun 02   Floris II van Pallandt, earl of Culemborg/politician, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Jun 06   Massachusetts grants 500 acres of land to erect a gunpowder mill in the year 1639.  

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

Jun 10   On this day in history the first American log cabin at Fort Christina (Wilmington Delaware)  

Jun 18   On this day in history treaty of Berwick: End 1st Bishop war  

Jul 09   On this day in history entonius Walaeus, calvinist theologist, dies at 65  

Jul 18   Bernard, duke of Saksen-Weimar (Rheinfelden), dies in the year 1639.  

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

Aug 04   Juan R Alarcon y Mendoza, Mexican/Spanish playwright, dies at 58 in the year 1639.  

Aug 20   Martin Opitz, German poet/historian (Troerinnen), dies at 41 on this day in history.  

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

Sep 12   Viceroy Thomas Wentworth sails back to England on this day in history.  

Sep 20   In the year 1639 john Meursius, [van Meurs], historian, dies at 60  

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

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1639

Famous People Born In This Year In History

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

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   Hans Herr, Mennonite bishop (d. 1725) was born on this day in history.  

Sep 29   In the year 1639 birth of lord William Russell, English politician (d. 1683)  

Oct 14   On this day in history birth of simon van der Stel, Dutch governor of Cape colony (1679-99)  

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

Dec 22   On this day in history birth of jean Racine, French dramatist (d. 1699)  

Famous Deaths In 1639

Famous People Died In This Year 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 died on this day in history.  

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

Mar 22   In the year 1639 thomas Carew, English poet/diplomat (The Rapture), dies  

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

Jun 01   In the year 1639 death of melchior Franck, German composer  

Jun 02   Floris II van Pallandt, earl of Culemborg/politician, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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