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Historical Events In 1640

Friday, 16 November 2018

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

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   On this day in history agostino Agazzari, Italian composer, dies at 61  

Apr 13   English Short Parliament forms (- May 5) in the year 1640.  

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   English Short Parliament unites on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1640 antoine Coyzevox, French sculptor, baptized  

Oct 26   Pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at 63 in the year 1640.  

Nov 03   In the year 1640 english Long Parliament forms  

Nov 04   Carlo Mannelli, composer in the year 1640.  

Nov 11   John Pym, earl of Strafford locked in Tower of London in the year 1640.  

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 28   In the year 1640 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   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   Philippe de la Hire, French mathematician and astronomer (d. 1719) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 30   In the year 1640 birth of john Trenchard, English politician (d. 1695)  

Apr 01   On this day in history 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   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   Thomas Coventry, 1st Baron Coventry, English lawyer and judge (b. 1578) died in the year 1640.  

Jan 22   Erasmus Quellinus I, Flemish wood carver, dies at about 55 on this day in history.  

Jan 25   In the year 1640 robert Burton, author (Anatomy of Melancholy), dies  

Feb 04   In the year 1640 hendrick C Vroom, Dutch seascape painter, dies  

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

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

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