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Historical Events In 1640

Monday, 25 March 2019

Jan 22   On this day in history erasmus Quellinus I, Flemish wood carver, dies at about 55  

Jan 25   Robert Burton, author (Anatomy of Melancholy), dies on this day in history.  

Feb 04   Hendrick C Vroom, Dutch seascape painter, dies in the year 1640.  

Feb 09   Murad IV, sultan of Turkey (1623-40), dies in Baghdad at 27 on this day in history.  

Mar 08   Guillaume van Messaus, composer, dies at 50 in the year 1640.  

Mar 09   On this day in history pierre Corneilles "Horace," premieres in Paris  

Mar 17   Philip Massinger, dramatist, dies on this day in history.  

Apr 02   On this day in history matthias C Sarbiewski, [Sarbievius], Polish jesuit/poet, dies at 45  

Apr 10   Agostino Agazzari, Italian composer, dies at 61 in the year 1640.  

Apr 13   In the year 1640 english Short Parliament forms (- May 5)  

Apr 22   On this day in history mariana Alcoforado, Portugal, nun  

May 03   On this day in history english Upper house accept Act of Attainder  

May 05   On this day in history english Short Parliament unites  

May 12   Uprising against Spanish king Philip IV in the year 1640.  

May 30   In the year 1640 andre Duchesne, French historian/genealogy, dies  

Jun 09   Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (1658-1705) in the year 1640.  

Jun 21   Abraham Mignon, still life painter in the year 1640.  

Jul 12   On this day in history henry Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz, dies  

Aug 03   2,000 men VOC-army surrounds the city of Malakka on this day in history.  

Aug 28   On this day in history second Bishop's War: King Charles I's English army loses to a Scottish Covenanter force at the Battle of Newburn  

Aug 29   English King Charles I signed a peace treaty with Scotland in the year 1640.  

Sep 29   In the year 1640 antoine Coyzevox, French sculptor, baptized  

Oct 26   On this day in history pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at 63  

Nov 03   In the year 1640 english Long Parliament forms  

Nov 04   In the year 1640 carlo Mannelli, composer  

Nov 11   John Pym, earl of Strafford locked in Tower of London on this day in history.  

Nov 15   On this day in history nicolaus Adam Strungk, composer  

Nov 25   On this day in history giles Farnaby, composer, dies  

Nov 26   In the year 1640 carl Rosier, composer  

Nov 28   In the year 1640 willem de Vlamingh, Flemish sea captain (c. 1648)  

Dec 01   In the year 1640 portugal regains independence after 60 years of Spanish rule  

Dec 06   Matthijs Elsevier, Flemish/Dutch book publisher/merchant, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Dec 09   In the year 1640 pierre Fourier, Roman Catholic saint and French priest (b.1565)  

Dec 09   Settler Hugh Bewitt banished from Mass colony when he declares himself to be free of original sin on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1640

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 25   William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire, English soldier and statesman (d. 1707) was born in the year 1640.  

Mar 18   Philippe de la Hire, French mathematician and astronomer (d. 1719) was born in the year 1640.  

Mar 30   John Trenchard, English politician (d. 1695) was born on this day in history.  

Apr 01   Georg Mohr, Danish mathematician (d. 1697) was born in the year 1640.  

Apr 22   Mariana Alcoforado, Portugal, nun was born on this day in history.  

May 31   In the year 1640 birth of michał Wiśniowiecki, King of Poland (d. 1673)  

Jun 05   In the year 1640 birth of pu Songling, Chinese writer (d. 1715)  

Jun 09   On this day in history birth of leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (1658-1705)  

Famous Deaths In 1640

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 14   Thomas Coventry, 1st Baron Coventry, English lawyer and judge (b. 1578) died on this day in history.  

Jan 22   Erasmus Quellinus I, Flemish wood carver, dies at about 55 on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Robert Burton, author (Anatomy of Melancholy), dies on this day in history.  

Feb 04   On this day in history hendrick C Vroom, Dutch seascape painter, dies  

Feb 09   On this day in history murad IV, sultan of Turkey (1623-40), dies in Baghdad at 27  

Mar 08   Guillaume van Messaus, composer, dies at 50 in the year 1640.  

Mar 17   Philip Massinger, dramatist, dies in the year 1640.  

Apr 02   In the year 1640 matthias C Sarbiewski, [Sarbievius], Polish jesuit/poet, dies at 45  

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