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Historical Events In 1639

Friday, 19 July 2019

Jan 06   Virginia is 1st colony to order surplus crops (tobacco) destroyed on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1639 virginia is first colony to order surplus crops (tobacco) destroyed  

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   In the year 1639 noel Alexandre, French theologian/historian  

Jan 20   In the year 1639 mustapha I, sultan of Turkey (1622-23), dies  

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

May 08   William Coddington founds Newport RI on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1639.  

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

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

Jun 02   Floris II van Pallandt, earl of Culemborg/politician, dies at 62 in the year 1639.  

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) on this day in history.  

Jun 18   Treaty of Berwick: End 1st Bishop war in the year 1639.  

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

Jul 18   Bernard, duke of Saksen-Weimar (Rheinfelden), dies in the year 1639.  

Jul 19   In the year 1639 french troops occupy Salses, at Perpignan  

Aug 04   In the year 1639 juan R Alarcon y Mendoza, Mexican/Spanish playwright, dies at 58  

Aug 20   Martin Opitz, German poet/historian (Troerinnen), dies at 41 in the year 1639.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Daniel Georg Morhof, German writer and scholar (d. 1691) was born in the year 1639.  

Jun 21   In the year 1639 birth of increase Mather, New England Puritan minister (d. 1723)  

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 on this day in history.  

Oct 14   Simon van der Stel, Dutch governor of Cape colony (1679-99) was born in the year 1639.  

Dec 21   Jean Racin, writer was born in the year 1639.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 23   Francisco Maldonado da Silva Solis, Peruvian poet, burned at stake died on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1639 death of melchior Franck, German composer  

Jun 02   Floris II van Pallandt, earl of Culemborg/politician, dies at 62 in the year 1639.  

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

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