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Historical Events In 1640

Monday, 10 August 2020

Jan 22   In the year 1640 erasmus Quellinus I, Flemish wood carver, dies at about 55  

Jan 25   On this day in history robert Burton, author (Anatomy of Melancholy), dies  

Feb 04   Hendrick C Vroom, Dutch seascape painter, dies on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 09   Pierre Corneilles "Horace," premieres in Paris in the year 1640.  

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

Apr 02   Matthias C Sarbiewski, [Sarbievius], Polish jesuit/poet, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 13   On this day in history english Short Parliament forms (- May 5)  

Apr 22   Mariana Alcoforado, Portugal, nun in the year 1640.  

May 03   English Upper house accept Act of Attainder in the year 1640.  

May 05   English Short Parliament unites on this day in history.  

May 12   In the year 1640 uprising against Spanish king Philip IV  

May 30   On this day in history andre Duchesne, French historian/genealogy, dies  

Jun 09   In the year 1640 leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (1658-1705)  

Jun 21   On this day in history abraham Mignon, still life painter  

Jul 12   In the year 1640 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   Antoine Coyzevox, French sculptor, baptized on this day in history.  

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

Nov 03   On this day in history english Long Parliament forms  

Nov 04   Carlo Mannelli, composer on this day in history.  

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

Nov 15   Nicolaus Adam Strungk, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 25   In the year 1640 giles Farnaby, composer, dies  

Nov 26   Carl Rosier, composer in the year 1640.  

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

Dec 01   Portugal regains independence after 60 years of Spanish rule on this day in history.  

Dec 06   In the year 1640 matthijs Elsevier, Flemish/Dutch book publisher/merchant, dies at 75  

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 in the year 1640.  

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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   On this day in history birth of john Trenchard, English politician (d. 1695)  

Apr 01   In the year 1640 birth of georg Mohr, Danish mathematician (d. 1697)  

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

May 31   On this day in history birth of michał Wiśniowiecki, King of Poland (d. 1673)  

Jun 05   Pu Songling, Chinese writer (d. 1715) was born in the year 1640.  

Jun 09   In the year 1640 birth of leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (1658-1705)  

Famous Deaths In 1640

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 14   On this day in history death of thomas Coventry, 1st Baron Coventry, English lawyer and judge (b. 1578)  

Jan 22   In the year 1640 erasmus Quellinus I, Flemish wood carver, dies at about 55  

Jan 25   On this day in history robert Burton, author (Anatomy of Melancholy), dies  

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

Feb 09   In the year 1640 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   In the year 1640 philip Massinger, dramatist, dies  

Apr 02   Matthias C Sarbiewski, [Sarbievius], Polish jesuit/poet, dies at 45 in the year 1640.  

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