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Historical Events In 1640

Monday, 16 September 2019

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

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

Feb 04   In the year 1640 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   In the year 1640 guillaume van Messaus, composer, dies at 50  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history english Short Parliament unites  

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

May 30   Andre Duchesne, French historian/genealogy, dies in the year 1640.  

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   In the year 1640 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   In the year 1640 second Bishop's War: King Charles I's English army loses to a Scottish Covenanter force at the Battle of Newburn  

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

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

Oct 26   Pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Nov 03   English Long Parliament forms on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1640 nicolaus Adam Strungk, composer  

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

Nov 26   On this day in history carl Rosier, composer  

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

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

Mar 30   John Trenchard, English politician (d. 1695) was born in the year 1640.  

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

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

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 in the year 1640.  

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   In the year 1640 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   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   On this day in history guillaume van Messaus, composer, dies at 50  

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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