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Historical Events In 1640

Thursday, 30 June 2022

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 in the year 1640.  

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 in the year 1640.  

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

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

Apr 02   Matthias C Sarbiewski, [Sarbievius], Polish jesuit/poet, dies at 45 in the year 1640.  

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

Apr 13   English Short Parliament forms (- May 5) on this day in history.  

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

May 03   English Upper house accept Act of Attainder on this day in history.  

May 05   English Short Parliament unites on this day in history.  

May 12   Uprising against Spanish king Philip IV on this day in history.  

May 30   In the year 1640 andre Duchesne, French historian/genealogy, dies  

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

Jun 21   In the year 1640 abraham Mignon, still life painter  

Jul 12   On this day in history 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   In the year 1640 english King Charles I signed a peace treaty with Scotland  

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

Oct 26   In the year 1640 pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at 63  

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   Giles Farnaby, composer, dies in the year 1640.  

Nov 26   On this day in history carl Rosier, composer  

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   On this day in history matthijs Elsevier, Flemish/Dutch book publisher/merchant, dies at 75  

Dec 09   On this day in history pierre Fourier, Roman Catholic saint and French priest (b.1565)  

Dec 09   Settler Hugh Bewitt banished from Mass colony when he declares himself to be free of original sin on this day in history.  

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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   Philippe de la Hire, French mathematician and astronomer (d. 1719) was born in the year 1640.  

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

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

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

May 31   On this day in history birth of michał Wiśniowiecki, King of Poland (d. 1673)  

Jun 05   On this day in history birth of pu Songling, Chinese writer (d. 1715)  

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

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 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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