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Historical Events In 1639

Sunday, 28 February 2021

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   In the year 1639 1st Connecticut constitution (Fundamental Orders) adopted in Hartford  

Jan 14   On this day in history rodger Ludlow publishes"Fundamental Orders of Connecticut"  

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

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 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 in the year 1639.  

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

Mar 13   Cambridge College renamed Harvard for clergyman John Harvard on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jun 06   On this day in history massachusetts grants 500 acres of land to erect a gunpowder mill  

Jun 10   1st American log cabin at Fort Christina (Wilmington Delaware) on this day in history.  

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

Jun 18   In the year 1639 treaty of Berwick: End 1st Bishop war  

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

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

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 in the year 1639.  

Aug 20   On this day in history 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   In the year 1639 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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1639.  

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

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

Oct 14   In the year 1639 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   On this day in history death of george Jenatsch, Grisons leader, assassinated  

Mar 22   Thomas Carew, English poet/diplomat (The Rapture), dies on this day in history.  

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

Jun 01   In the year 1639 death of melchior Franck, German composer  

Jun 02   On this day in history 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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