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Historical Events In 1639

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Oct 07   John I Pontanus, physicist/historian (Amsterdam), dies at 68 in the year 1639.  

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 24   1st observation of transit of Venus occured (only 2, record event) in the year 1639.  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 21   On this day in history jean Racin, writer  

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

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

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   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 in the year 1639.  

Jan 24   George Jenatsch, Grisons leader, assassinated died on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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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