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Historical Events In 1640

Monday, 20 May 2019

Jan 22   Erasmus Quellinus I, Flemish wood carver, dies at about 55 in the year 1640.  

Jan 25   In the year 1640 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   In the year 1640 guillaume van Messaus, composer, dies at 50  

Mar 09   Pierre Corneilles "Horace," premieres in Paris in the year 1640.  

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   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   Mariana Alcoforado, Portugal, nun on this day in history.  

May 03   English Upper house accept Act of Attainder in the year 1640.  

May 05   On this day in history english Short Parliament unites  

May 12   On this day in history uprising against Spanish king Philip IV  

May 30   On this day in history andre Duchesne, French historian/genealogy, dies  

Jun 09   In the year 1640 leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (1658-1705)  

Jun 21   Abraham Mignon, still life painter in the year 1640.  

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

Aug 03   On this day in history 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   English King Charles I signed a peace treaty with Scotland on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history 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   Matthijs Elsevier, Flemish/Dutch book publisher/merchant, dies at 75 in the year 1640.  

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   On this day in history birth of philippe de la Hire, French mathematician and astronomer (d. 1719)  

Mar 30   John Trenchard, English politician (d. 1695) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1640 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   In the year 1640 death of thomas Coventry, 1st Baron Coventry, English lawyer and judge (b. 1578)  

Jan 22   Erasmus Quellinus I, Flemish wood carver, dies at about 55 in the year 1640.  

Jan 25   Robert Burton, author (Anatomy of Melancholy), dies in the year 1640.  

Feb 04   Hendrick C Vroom, Dutch seascape painter, dies on this day in history.  

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 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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