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Historical Events Happened In 1639

Thursday, 18 December 2014

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

Jan 06   In the year 1639 virginia is first colony to order surplus crops (tobacco) destroyed  

Jan 14   On this day in history 1st Connecticut constitution (Fundamental Orders) adopted in Hartford  

Jan 14   Rodger Ludlow publishes"Fundamental Orders of Connecticut" in the year 1639.  

Jan 19   On this day in history noel Alexandre, French theologian/historian  

Jan 20   On this day in history mustapha I, sultan of Turkey (1622-23), dies  

Jan 23   Francisco Maldonado da Silva Solis, Peruvian poet, burned at stake on this day in history.  

Jan 24   Connecticut colony organizes under Fundamental Orders in the year 1639.  

Jan 24   On this day in history george Jenatsch, Grisons leader, assassinated  

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   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   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1639.  

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   Treaty of Berwick: End 1st Bishop war in the year 1639.  

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

Jul 18   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Aug 20   In the year 1639 martin Opitz, German poet/historian (Troerinnen), dies at 41  

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 in the year 1639.  

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

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

Sep 25   On this day in history first printing press in America  

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Jan 19   In the year 1639 birth of noel Alexandre, French theologian/historian  

Feb 06   On this day in history birth of daniel Georg Morhof, German writer and scholar (d. 1691)  

Jun 21   Increase Mather, New England Puritan minister (d. 1723) was born on this day in history.  

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

Sep 29   In the year 1639 birth of lord William Russell, English politician (d. 1683)  

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 in the year 1639.  

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 in the year 1639.  

Jun 01   On this day in history death of melchior Franck, German composer  

Jun 02   Floris II van Pallandt, earl of Culemborg/politician, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Jul 09   In the year 1639 entonius Walaeus, calvinist theologist, dies at 65