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Historical Events In 1640

Friday, 19 July 2019

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

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

Mar 17   Philip Massinger, dramatist, dies on this day in history.  

Apr 02   Matthias C Sarbiewski, [Sarbievius], Polish jesuit/poet, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

Apr 10   Agostino Agazzari, Italian composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Apr 13   On this day in history 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   English Short Parliament unites on this day in history.  

May 12   In the year 1640 uprising against Spanish king Philip IV  

May 30   On this day in history andre Duchesne, French historian/genealogy, dies  

Jun 09   On this day in history leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (1658-1705)  

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 on this day in history.  

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   English King Charles I signed a peace treaty with Scotland in the year 1640.  

Sep 29   On this day in history antoine Coyzevox, French sculptor, baptized  

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

Nov 03   English Long Parliament forms in the year 1640.  

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   In the year 1640 nicolaus Adam Strungk, composer  

Nov 25   On this day in history giles Farnaby, composer, dies  

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   Matthijs Elsevier, Flemish/Dutch book publisher/merchant, dies at 75 in the year 1640.  

Dec 09   Pierre Fourier, Roman Catholic saint and French priest (b.1565) in the year 1640.  

Dec 09   In the year 1640 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   John Trenchard, English politician (d. 1695) was born on this day in history.  

Apr 01   On this day in history birth of georg Mohr, Danish mathematician (d. 1697)  

Apr 22   In the year 1640 birth of mariana Alcoforado, Portugal, nun  

May 31   Michał Wiśniowiecki, King of Poland (d. 1673) was born in the year 1640.  

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

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   Thomas Coventry, 1st Baron Coventry, English lawyer and judge (b. 1578) died on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1640.  

Feb 04   Hendrick C Vroom, Dutch seascape painter, dies in the year 1640.  

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 in the year 1640.  

Mar 17   Philip Massinger, dramatist, dies on this day in history.  

Apr 02   Matthias C Sarbiewski, [Sarbievius], Polish jesuit/poet, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

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