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Historical Events In 1640

Monday, 19 April 2021

Jan 22   In the year 1640 erasmus Quellinus I, Flemish wood carver, dies at about 55  

Jan 25   In the year 1640 robert Burton, author (Anatomy of Melancholy), dies  

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 in the year 1640.  

Mar 08   Guillaume van Messaus, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

Mar 09   On this day in history pierre Corneilles "Horace," premieres in Paris  

Mar 17   In the year 1640 philip Massinger, dramatist, dies  

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

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   On this day in history mariana Alcoforado, Portugal, nun  

May 03   In the year 1640 english Upper house accept Act of Attainder  

May 05   In the year 1640 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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1640 antoine Coyzevox, French sculptor, baptized  

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   Carlo Mannelli, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 11   On this day in history john Pym, earl of Strafford locked in Tower of London  

Nov 15   In the year 1640 nicolaus Adam Strungk, composer  

Nov 25   Giles Farnaby, composer, dies on this day in history.  

Nov 26   Carl Rosier, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 28   Willem de Vlamingh, Flemish sea captain (c. 1648) on this day in history.  

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

Dec 06   In the year 1640 matthijs Elsevier, Flemish/Dutch book publisher/merchant, dies at 75  

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 in the year 1640.  

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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   In the year 1640 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   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1640 robert Burton, author (Anatomy of Melancholy), dies  

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   In the year 1640 philip Massinger, dramatist, dies  

Apr 02   Matthias C Sarbiewski, [Sarbievius], Polish jesuit/poet, dies at 45 in the year 1640.  

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