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Historical Events Happened In 1639

Monday, 30 May 2016

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 in the year 1639.  

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

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

Feb 07   Academie Francaise begins Dictionary of French Language in the year 1639.  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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) on this day in history.  

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

Jun 18   In the year 1639 treaty of Berwick: End 1st Bishop war  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 20   In the year 1639 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   On this day in history viceroy Thomas Wentworth sails back to England  

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

Sep 25   On this day in history 1st printing press in America  

Sep 25   In the year 1639 first printing press in America  

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Famous Birthdays In 1639

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Jan 19   Noel Alexandre, French theologian/historian was born in the year 1639.  

Feb 06   In the year 1639 birth of daniel Georg Morhof, German writer and scholar (d. 1691)  

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   In the year 1639 birth of simon van der Stel, Dutch governor of Cape colony (1679-99)  

Dec 21   Jean Racin, writer was born in the year 1639.  

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

Jan 23   On this day in history 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   In the year 1639 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   Melchior Franck, German composer died on this day in history.  

Jun 02   In the year 1639 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.  

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