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Historical Events In 1639

Friday, 19 July 2019

Oct 07   On this day in history john I Pontanus, physicist/historian (Amsterdam), dies at 68  

Oct 14   Simon van der Stel, Dutch governor of Cape colony (1679-99) on this day in history.  

Oct 21   Sea battle at Dunes, Lt Admiral Maarten Tromp defeats Spanish armada under De Oquendo on this day in history.  

Nov 03   Martinus de Porres, Peruvian saint (patron of social justice), dies at 69 in the year 1639.  

Nov 05   1st post office in the colonies is set up in Massachusetts in the year 1639.  

Nov 07   William Cobbold, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Dec 21   On this day in history jean Racin, writer  

Dec 22   On this day in history the birth of Jean Racine, French playwright  

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Famous Birthdays In 1639

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 19   On this day in history birth of noel Alexandre, French theologian/historian  

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   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   On this day in history birth of jean Racin, writer  

Dec 22   Jean Racine, French dramatist (d. 1699) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1639

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

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

Jan 24   On this day in history 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 in the year 1639.  

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

Jun 02   Floris II van Pallandt, earl of Culemborg/politician, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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

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