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Historical Events In 1639

Wednesday, 20 November 2019

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 19   Noel Alexandre, French theologian/historian on this day in history.  

Jan 20   Mustapha I, sultan of Turkey (1622-23), dies on this day in history.  

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

Jan 24   In the year 1639 connecticut colony organizes under Fundamental Orders  

Jan 24   In the year 1639 george Jenatsch, Grisons leader, assassinated  

Feb 07   On this day in history académie Française begins the Dictionary of the French Language  

Feb 07   In the year 1639 academie Francaise begins Dictionary of French Language  

Mar 13   In the year 1639 cambridge College renamed Harvard for clergyman John Harvard  

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

May 08   In the year 1639 william Coddington founds Newport RI  

May 20   On this day in history dorchester MA, forms first school funded by local taxes  

May 20   On this day in history dorchester Mass, forms 1st school funded by local taxes  

May 20   Dorchester, Massachusetts funds the first school in the US from local taxes in the year 1639.  

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

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

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

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

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   On this day in history treaty of Berwick: End 1st Bishop war  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

Sep 20   John Meursius, [van Meurs], historian, dies at 60 in the year 1639.  

Sep 25   In the year 1639 1st printing press in America  

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   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   On this day in history birth of hans Herr, Mennonite bishop (d. 1725)  

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

Oct 14   On this day in history birth of simon van der Stel, Dutch governor of Cape colony (1679-99)  

Dec 21   On this day in history 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   On this day in history mustapha I, sultan of Turkey (1622-23), dies  

Jan 23   In the year 1639 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   In the year 1639 thomas Carew, English poet/diplomat (The Rapture), dies  

May 21   Giovan D "Tommaso" Campanella, Italian philosopher/poet, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jun 01   In the year 1639 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   On this day in history entonius Walaeus, calvinist theologist, dies at 65  

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