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Historical Events In 1639

Friday, 22 March 2019

Jan 06   Virginia is 1st colony to order surplus crops (tobacco) destroyed in the year 1639.  

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

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

Jan 14   In the year 1639 rodger Ludlow publishes"Fundamental Orders of Connecticut"  

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

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

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

Jan 24   On this day in history connecticut colony organizes under Fundamental Orders  

Jan 24   George Jenatsch, Grisons leader, assassinated in the year 1639.  

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   On this day in history 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   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   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 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   On this day in history the first American log cabin at Fort Christina (Wilmington Delaware)  

Jun 18   Treaty of Berwick: End 1st Bishop war on this day in history.  

Jul 09   In the year 1639 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 in the year 1639.  

Aug 04   On this day in history juan R Alarcon y Mendoza, Mexican/Spanish playwright, dies at 58  

Aug 20   On this day in history martin Opitz, German poet/historian (Troerinnen), dies at 41  

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   Viceroy Thomas Wentworth sails back to England on this day in history.  

Sep 20   John Meursius, [van Meurs], historian, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 17   On this day in history birth of hans Herr, Mennonite bishop (d. 1725)  

Sep 29   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of jean Racin, writer  

Dec 22   On this day in history birth of jean Racine, French dramatist (d. 1699)  

Famous Deaths In 1639

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 20   In the year 1639 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 in the year 1639.  

Mar 22   On this day in history 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   In the year 1639 floris II van Pallandt, earl of Culemborg/politician, dies at 62  

Jul 09   Entonius Walaeus, calvinist theologist, dies at 65 in the year 1639.  

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