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Historical Events In 1640

Wednesday, 01 April 2020

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   On this day in history hendrick C Vroom, Dutch seascape painter, dies  

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 in the year 1640.  

Mar 09   Pierre Corneilles "Horace," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

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.  

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

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

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

May 12   Uprising against Spanish king Philip IV in the year 1640.  

May 30   Andre Duchesne, French historian/genealogy, dies on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1640.  

Aug 28   Second Bishop's War: King Charles I's English army loses to a Scottish Covenanter force at the Battle of Newburn on this day in history.  

Aug 29   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Nov 03   On this day in history 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 in the year 1640.  

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

Nov 25   Giles Farnaby, composer, dies in the year 1640.  

Nov 26   Carl Rosier, composer in the year 1640.  

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

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 in the year 1640.  

Dec 09   Pierre Fourier, Roman Catholic saint and French priest (b.1565) in the year 1640.  

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   William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire, English soldier and statesman (d. 1707) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 18   Philippe de la Hire, French mathematician and astronomer (d. 1719) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of mariana Alcoforado, Portugal, nun  

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   On this day in history 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   Robert Burton, author (Anatomy of Melancholy), dies on this day in history.  

Feb 04   On this day in history hendrick C Vroom, Dutch seascape painter, dies  

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 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  

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