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Historical Events In 1639

Sunday, 09 May 2021

Oct 07   John I Pontanus, physicist/historian (Amsterdam), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Oct 14   In the year 1639 simon van der Stel, Dutch governor of Cape colony (1679-99)  

Oct 21   In the year 1639 sea battle at Dunes, Lt Admiral Maarten Tromp defeats Spanish armada under De Oquendo  

Nov 03   In the year 1639 martinus de Porres, Peruvian saint (patron of social justice), dies at 69  

Nov 05   1st post office in the colonies is set up in Massachusetts on this day in history.  

Nov 07   William Cobbold, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1639.  

Nov 24   On this day in history 1st observation of transit of Venus occured (only 2, record event)  

Nov 24   The first observation of transit of Venus occurred (only 2, record event) in the year 1639.  

Dec 03   In the year 1639 1st annulment by court decree passes  

Dec 21   Jean Racin, writer on this day in history.  

Dec 22   The birth of Jean Racine, French playwright on this day in history.  

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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 in the year 1639.  

Feb 06   On this day in history birth of daniel Georg Morhof, German writer and scholar (d. 1691)  

Jun 21   On this day in history birth of increase Mather, New England Puritan minister (d. 1723)  

Sep 17   In the year 1639 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   Simon van der Stel, Dutch governor of Cape colony (1679-99) was born in the year 1639.  

Dec 21   In the year 1639 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 on this day in history.  

Mar 22   On this day in history thomas Carew, English poet/diplomat (The Rapture), dies  

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

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

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