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Historical Events In 1640

Thursday, 21 November 2019

Jan 22   Erasmus Quellinus I, Flemish wood carver, dies at about 55 in the year 1640.  

Jan 25   Robert Burton, author (Anatomy of Melancholy), dies in the year 1640.  

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   On this day in history guillaume van Messaus, composer, dies at 50  

Mar 09   In the year 1640 pierre Corneilles "Horace," premieres in Paris  

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

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

Apr 10   In the year 1640 agostino Agazzari, Italian composer, dies at 61  

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

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

May 03   In the year 1640 english Upper house accept Act of Attainder  

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

May 12   Uprising against Spanish king Philip IV on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1640 abraham Mignon, still life painter  

Jul 12   In the year 1640 henry Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz, dies  

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

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

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   Pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Nov 03   On this day in history english Long Parliament forms  

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

Nov 11   On this day in history john Pym, earl of Strafford locked in Tower of London  

Nov 15   Nicolaus Adam Strungk, composer in the year 1640.  

Nov 25   Giles Farnaby, composer, dies on this day in history.  

Nov 26   Carl Rosier, composer in the year 1640.  

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

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

Dec 06   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history birth of william Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire, English soldier and statesman (d. 1707)  

Mar 18   In the year 1640 birth of philippe de la Hire, French mathematician and astronomer (d. 1719)  

Mar 30   On this day in history birth of john Trenchard, English politician (d. 1695)  

Apr 01   Georg Mohr, Danish mathematician (d. 1697) was born on this day in history.  

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

May 31   Michał Wiśniowiecki, King of Poland (d. 1673) was born on this day in history.  

Jun 05   Pu Songling, Chinese writer (d. 1715) was born on this day in history.  

Jun 09   Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (1658-1705) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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