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Historical Events Happened In 1639

Thursday, 24 April 2014

Jan 06   Virginia is 1st colony to order surplus crops (tobacco) destroyed on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Rodger Ludlow publishes"Fundamental Orders of Connecticut" on this day in history.  

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

Jan 20   On this day in history mustapha I, sultan of Turkey (1622-23), dies  

Jan 23   Francisco Maldonado da Silva Solis, Peruvian poet, burned at stake on this day in history.  

Jan 24   Connecticut colony organizes under Fundamental Orders on this day in history.  

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

Feb 07   On this day in history académie Française begins the Dictionary of the French Language  

Feb 07   Academie Francaise begins Dictionary of French Language on this day in history.  

Mar 13   Cambridge College renamed Harvard for clergyman John Harvard on this day in history.  

Mar 22   Thomas Carew, English poet/diplomat (The Rapture), dies on this day in history.  

May 08   William Coddington founds Newport RI on this day in history.  

May 20   On this day in history dorchester MA, forms first school funded by local taxes  

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

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

May 21   On this day in history giovan D "Tommaso" Campanella, Italian philosopher/poet, dies at 70  

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

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

Jun 06   On this day in history massachusetts grants 500 acres of land to erect a gunpowder mill  

Jun 10   On this day in history 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   Treaty of Berwick: End 1st Bishop war on this day in history.  

Jul 09   Entonius Walaeus, calvinist theologist, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Jul 18   On this day in history bernard, duke of Saksen-Weimar (Rheinfelden), dies  

Jul 19   On this day in history french troops occupy Salses, at Perpignan  

Aug 04   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Sep 20   John Meursius, [van Meurs], historian, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Sep 25   1st printing press in America on this day in history.  

Sep 25   First printing press in America on this day in history.  

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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   On this day in history birth of increase Mather, New England Puritan minister (d. 1723)  

Sep 17   Hans Herr, Mennonite bishop (d. 1725) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 21   On this day in history birth of jean Racin, writer  

Dec 22   Jean Racine, French dramatist (d. 1699) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1639

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 20   Mustapha I, sultan of Turkey (1622-23), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 23   On this day in history death of francisco Maldonado da Silva Solis, Peruvian poet, burned at stake  

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

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

May 21   Giovan D "Tommaso" Campanella, Italian philosopher/poet, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jun 01   On this day in history 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   On this day in history entonius Walaeus, calvinist theologist, dies at 65