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Historical Events In 1640

Tuesday, 26 January 2021

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   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   Pierre Corneilles "Horace," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

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

Apr 02   In the year 1640 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   In the year 1640 english Short Parliament forms (- May 5)  

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

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

May 05   In the year 1640 english Short Parliament unites  

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

May 30   Andre Duchesne, French historian/genealogy, dies on this day in history.  

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

Jun 21   On this day in history abraham Mignon, still life painter  

Jul 12   Henry Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz, dies on this day in history.  

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

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   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   English Long Parliament forms in the year 1640.  

Nov 04   On this day in history carlo Mannelli, composer  

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

Nov 15   Nicolaus Adam Strungk, composer on this day in history.  

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

Nov 26   On this day in history carl Rosier, composer  

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

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   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 in the year 1640.  

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   In the year 1640 birth of pu Songling, Chinese writer (d. 1715)  

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 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 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 on this day in history.  

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

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