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Historical Events In 1640

Monday, 20 January 2020

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

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

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

May 03   On this day in history english Upper house accept Act of Attainder  

May 05   English Short Parliament unites in the year 1640.  

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   In the year 1640 leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (1658-1705)  

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

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   Antoine Coyzevox, French sculptor, baptized in the year 1640.  

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   On this day in history carlo Mannelli, composer  

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

Nov 15   Nicolaus Adam Strungk, composer in the year 1640.  

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

Nov 26   Carl Rosier, composer in the year 1640.  

Nov 28   In the year 1640 willem de Vlamingh, Flemish sea captain (c. 1648)  

Dec 01   Portugal regains independence after 60 years of Spanish rule in the year 1640.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 22   Mariana Alcoforado, Portugal, nun was born in the year 1640.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Famous Deaths In 1640

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 14   On this day in history death of thomas Coventry, 1st Baron Coventry, English lawyer and judge (b. 1578)  

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 in the year 1640.  

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 in the year 1640.  

Mar 08   Guillaume van Messaus, composer, dies at 50 in the year 1640.  

Mar 17   On this day in history philip Massinger, dramatist, dies  

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

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