Historical Events In 1639
Saturday, 21 May 2022
Oct 07 In the year 1639 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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history william Cobbold, composer, dies at 79
Nov 24 1st observation of transit of Venus occured (only 2, record event) on this day in history.
Nov 24 On this day in history the first observation of transit of Venus occurred (only 2, record event)
Dec 03 On this day in history 1st annulment by court decree passes
Dec 21 In the year 1639 jean Racin, writer
Dec 22 The birth of Jean Racine, French playwright in the year 1639.