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Historical Events Happened In 1639

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

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

Jan 06   Virginia is first colony to order surplus crops (tobacco) destroyed in the year 1639.  

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   Noel Alexandre, French theologian/historian in the year 1639.  

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   Connecticut colony organizes under Fundamental Orders in the year 1639.  

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

Feb 07   In the year 1639 académie Française begins the Dictionary of the French Language  

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 on this day in history.  

May 08   William Coddington founds Newport RI in the year 1639.  

May 20   Dorchester MA, forms first school funded by local taxes on this day in history.  

May 20   In the year 1639 dorchester Mass, forms 1st school funded by local taxes  

May 20   On this day in history 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 in the year 1639.  

Jun 06   In the year 1639 massachusetts grants 500 acres of land to erect a gunpowder mill  

Jun 10   1st American log cabin at Fort Christina (Wilmington Delaware) on this day in history.  

Jun 10   In the year 1639 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   In the year 1639 entonius Walaeus, calvinist theologist, dies at 65  

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

Jul 19   In the year 1639 french troops occupy Salses, at Perpignan  

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 in the year 1639.  

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

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

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

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

Sep 25   In the year 1639 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 in the year 1639.  

Feb 06   Daniel Georg Morhof, German writer and scholar (d. 1691) was born in the year 1639.  

Jun 21   On this day in history birth of increase Mather, New England Puritan minister (d. 1723)  

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

Sep 29   On this day in history birth of lord William Russell, English politician (d. 1683)  

Oct 14   Simon van der Stel, Dutch governor of Cape colony (1679-99) was born on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1639.  

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

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

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

Jun 02   On this day in history floris II van Pallandt, earl of Culemborg/politician, dies at 62  

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