Historical Events Happened In 1639
Sunday, 21 September 2014
Jan 06 In the year 1639 virginia is 1st colony to order surplus crops (tobacco) destroyed
Jan 06 Virginia is first colony to order surplus crops (tobacco) destroyed on this day in history.
Jan 14 1st Connecticut constitution (Fundamental Orders) adopted in Hartford in the year 1639.
Jan 14 Rodger Ludlow publishes"Fundamental Orders of Connecticut" in the year 1639.
Jan 19 Noel Alexandre, French theologian/historian on this day in history.
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 On this day in history connecticut colony organizes under Fundamental Orders
Jan 24 George Jenatsch, Grisons leader, assassinated on this day in history.
Feb 07 Académie Française begins the Dictionary of the French Language on this day in history.
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 in the year 1639.
May 08 In the year 1639 william Coddington founds Newport RI
May 20 In the year 1639 dorchester MA, forms first school funded by local taxes
May 20 Dorchester Mass, forms 1st school funded by local taxes in the year 1639.
May 20 Dorchester, Massachusetts funds the first school in the US from local taxes on this day in history.
May 21 Giovan D "Tommaso" Campanella, Italian philosopher/poet, dies at 70 in the year 1639.
Jun 01 In the year 1639 melchior Franck, German composer
Jun 02 In the year 1639 floris II van Pallandt, earl of Culemborg/politician, dies at 62
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) in the year 1639.
Jun 10 In the year 1639 the first American log cabin at Fort Christina (Wilmington Delaware)
Jun 18 Treaty of Berwick: End 1st Bishop war in the year 1639.
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 in the year 1639.
Aug 04 In the year 1639 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 in the year 1639.
Sep 12 In the year 1639 viceroy Thomas Wentworth sails back to England
Sep 20 On this day in history john Meursius, [van Meurs], historian, dies at 60
Sep 25 In the year 1639 1st printing press in America
Sep 25 On this day in history first printing press in America