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Historical Events Happened In 1639

Thursday, 11 February 2016

Jan 06   Virginia is 1st colony to order surplus crops (tobacco) destroyed in the year 1639.  

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" in the year 1639.  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1639.  

Feb 07   Académie Française begins the Dictionary of the French Language in the year 1639.  

Feb 07   On this day in history academie Francaise begins Dictionary of French Language  

Mar 13   On this day in history cambridge College renamed Harvard for clergyman John Harvard  

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

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   On this day in history melchior Franck, German composer  

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

Jun 10   The first American log cabin at Fort Christina (Wilmington Delaware) in the year 1639.  

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

Jul 09   Entonius Walaeus, calvinist theologist, dies at 65 in the year 1639.  

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

Jul 19   French troops occupy Salses, at Perpignan on this day in history.  

Aug 04   On this day in history juan R Alarcon y Mendoza, Mexican/Spanish playwright, dies at 58  

Aug 20   Martin Opitz, German poet/historian (Troerinnen), dies at 41 in the year 1639.  

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

Sep 12   On this day in history viceroy Thomas Wentworth sails back to England  

Sep 20   John Meursius, [van Meurs], historian, dies at 60 in the year 1639.  

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

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   Increase Mather, New England Puritan minister (d. 1723) was born in the year 1639.  

Sep 17   Hans Herr, Mennonite bishop (d. 1725) was born in the year 1639.  

Sep 29   Lord William Russell, English politician (d. 1683) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1639.  

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

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

Jun 01   Melchior Franck, German composer died in the year 1639.  

Jun 02   In the year 1639 floris II van Pallandt, earl of Culemborg/politician, dies at 62  

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

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