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