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Historical Events In 1639

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

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   In the year 1639 rodger Ludlow publishes"Fundamental Orders of Connecticut"  

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

Jan 20   On this day in history mustapha I, sultan of Turkey (1622-23), dies  

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

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   Académie Française begins the Dictionary of the French Language on this day in history.  

Feb 07   Academie Francaise begins Dictionary of French Language on this day in history.  

Mar 13   On this day in history cambridge College renamed Harvard for clergyman John Harvard  

Mar 22   Thomas Carew, English poet/diplomat (The Rapture), dies in the year 1639.  

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

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   In the year 1639 melchior Franck, German composer  

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) in the year 1639.  

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

Jun 18   On this day in history treaty of Berwick: End 1st Bishop war  

Jul 09   On this day in history entonius Walaeus, calvinist theologist, dies at 65  

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

Jul 19   On this day in history french troops occupy Salses, at Perpignan  

Aug 04   Juan R Alarcon y Mendoza, Mexican/Spanish playwright, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 12   Viceroy Thomas Wentworth sails back to England in the year 1639.  

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   First printing press in America in the year 1639.  

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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   Increase Mather, New England Puritan minister (d. 1723) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

Mar 22   Thomas Carew, English poet/diplomat (The Rapture), dies in the year 1639.  

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   On this day in history 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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