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Historical Events In 1639

Tuesday, 22 June 2021

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 on this day in history.  

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   Noel Alexandre, French theologian/historian on this day in history.  

Jan 20   Mustapha I, sultan of Turkey (1622-23), dies in the year 1639.  

Jan 23   In the year 1639 francisco Maldonado da Silva Solis, Peruvian poet, burned at stake  

Jan 24   Connecticut colony organizes under Fundamental Orders on this day in history.  

Jan 24   In the year 1639 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   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   William Coddington founds Newport RI on this day in history.  

May 20   Dorchester MA, forms first school funded by local taxes in the year 1639.  

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   In the year 1639 giovan D "Tommaso" Campanella, Italian philosopher/poet, dies at 70  

Jun 01   In the year 1639 melchior Franck, German composer  

Jun 02   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history entonius Walaeus, calvinist theologist, dies at 65  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Sep 29   On this day in history 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   In the year 1639 birth of jean Racin, writer  

Dec 22   Jean Racine, French dramatist (d. 1699) was born in the year 1639.  

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   George Jenatsch, Grisons leader, assassinated died on this day in history.  

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

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

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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