Historical Events In 1640
Monday, 25 March 2019
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 on this day in history.
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 09 On this day in history pierre Corneilles "Horace," premieres in Paris
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
Apr 10 Agostino Agazzari, Italian composer, dies at 61 in the year 1640.
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 On this day in history english Upper house accept Act of Attainder
May 05 On this day in history 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 in the year 1640.
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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1640 antoine Coyzevox, French sculptor, baptized
Oct 26 On this day in history pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at 63
Nov 03 In the year 1640 english Long Parliament forms
Nov 04 In the year 1640 carlo Mannelli, composer
Nov 11 John Pym, earl of Strafford locked in Tower of London on this day in history.
Nov 15 On this day in history nicolaus Adam Strungk, composer
Nov 25 On this day in history giles Farnaby, composer, dies
Nov 26 In the year 1640 carl Rosier, composer
Nov 28 In the year 1640 willem de Vlamingh, Flemish sea captain (c. 1648)
Dec 01 In the year 1640 portugal regains independence after 60 years of Spanish rule
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 Settler Hugh Bewitt banished from Mass colony when he declares himself to be free of original sin on this day in history.