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Historical Events In 1640

Monday, 21 January 2019

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   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 in the year 1640.  

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

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

Mar 17   On this day in history philip Massinger, dramatist, dies  

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   Mariana Alcoforado, Portugal, nun in the year 1640.  

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

May 05   In the year 1640 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) on this day in history.  

Jun 21   Abraham Mignon, still life painter on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1640.  

Aug 28   Second Bishop's War: King Charles I's English army loses to a Scottish Covenanter force at the Battle of Newburn in the year 1640.  

Aug 29   On this day in history english King Charles I signed a peace treaty with Scotland  

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   In the year 1640 english Long Parliament forms  

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

Nov 11   In the year 1640 john Pym, earl of Strafford locked in Tower of London  

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

Nov 25   Giles Farnaby, composer, dies in the year 1640.  

Nov 26   In the year 1640 carl Rosier, composer  

Nov 28   Willem de Vlamingh, Flemish sea captain (c. 1648) on this day in history.  

Dec 01   On this day in history portugal regains independence after 60 years of Spanish rule  

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

Dec 09   On this day in history pierre Fourier, Roman Catholic saint and French priest (b.1565)  

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1640

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 25   In the year 1640 birth of william Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire, English soldier and statesman (d. 1707)  

Mar 18   Philippe de la Hire, French mathematician and astronomer (d. 1719) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1640.  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 17   In the year 1640 philip Massinger, dramatist, dies  

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

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