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