Historical Events In 1640
Monday, 19 April 2021
Jan 22 In the year 1640 erasmus Quellinus I, Flemish wood carver, dies at about 55
Jan 25 In the year 1640 robert Burton, author (Anatomy of Melancholy), dies
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 in the year 1640.
Mar 08 Guillaume van Messaus, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.
Mar 09 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Apr 10 In the year 1640 agostino Agazzari, Italian composer, dies at 61
Apr 13 English Short Parliament forms (- May 5) in the year 1640.
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 In the year 1640 andre Duchesne, French historian/genealogy, dies
Jun 09 Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (1658-1705) in the year 1640.
Jun 21 Abraham Mignon, still life painter on this day in history.
Jul 12 Henry Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz, dies in the year 1640.
Aug 03 In the year 1640 2,000 men VOC-army surrounds the city of Malakka
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 In the year 1640 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 in the year 1640.
Nov 03 English Long Parliament forms in the year 1640.
Nov 04 Carlo Mannelli, composer on this day in history.
Nov 11 On this day in history john Pym, earl of Strafford locked in Tower of London
Nov 15 In the year 1640 nicolaus Adam Strungk, composer
Nov 25 Giles Farnaby, composer, dies on this day in history.
Nov 26 Carl Rosier, composer on this day in history.
Nov 28 Willem de Vlamingh, Flemish sea captain (c. 1648) on this day in history.
Dec 01 Portugal regains independence after 60 years of Spanish rule in the year 1640.
Dec 06 In the year 1640 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 in the year 1640.