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.