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Historical Events In 1639

Thursday, 17 January 2019

Jan 06   On this day in history virginia is 1st colony to order surplus crops (tobacco) destroyed  

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

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

Jan 14   Rodger Ludlow publishes"Fundamental Orders of Connecticut" on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1639 connecticut colony organizes under Fundamental Orders  

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

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

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   Dorchester, Massachusetts funds the first school in the US from local taxes on this day in history.  

May 21   On this day in history giovan D "Tommaso" Campanella, Italian philosopher/poet, dies at 70  

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

Jun 02   On this day in history floris II van Pallandt, earl of Culemborg/politician, dies at 62  

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) in the year 1639.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 18   Bernard, duke of Saksen-Weimar (Rheinfelden), dies on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history madras (now Chennai), India, is founded by the British East India Company on a sliver of land bought from local Nayak rulers.  

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

Sep 20   On this day in history john Meursius, [van Meurs], historian, dies at 60  

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

Feb 06   Daniel Georg Morhof, German writer and scholar (d. 1691) was born on this day in history.  

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

Sep 17   Hans Herr, Mennonite bishop (d. 1725) was born on this day in history.  

Sep 29   Lord William Russell, English politician (d. 1683) was born in the year 1639.  

Oct 14   Simon van der Stel, Dutch governor of Cape colony (1679-99) was born on this day in history.  

Dec 21   In the year 1639 birth of jean Racin, writer  

Dec 22   In the year 1639 birth of jean Racine, French dramatist (d. 1699)  

Famous Deaths In 1639

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

Jan 23   On this day in history death of francisco Maldonado da Silva Solis, Peruvian poet, burned at stake  

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 02   On this day in history floris II van Pallandt, earl of Culemborg/politician, dies at 62  

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

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