Historical Events In 1640
Thursday, 30 June 2022
Jan 22 In the year 1640 erasmus Quellinus I, Flemish wood carver, dies at about 55
Jan 25 Robert Burton, author (Anatomy of Melancholy), dies in the year 1640.
Feb 04 Hendrick C Vroom, Dutch seascape painter, dies in the year 1640.
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 09 In the year 1640 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 in the year 1640.
Apr 10 Agostino Agazzari, Italian composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
Apr 13 English Short Parliament forms (- May 5) on this day in history.
Apr 22 In the year 1640 mariana Alcoforado, Portugal, nun
May 03 English Upper house accept Act of Attainder on this day in history.
May 05 English Short Parliament unites on this day in history.
May 12 Uprising against Spanish king Philip IV on this day in history.
May 30 In the year 1640 andre Duchesne, French historian/genealogy, dies
Jun 09 Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (1658-1705) on this day in history.
Jun 21 In the year 1640 abraham Mignon, still life painter
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 Second Bishop's War: King Charles I's English army loses to a Scottish Covenanter force at the Battle of Newburn in the year 1640.
Aug 29 In the year 1640 english King Charles I signed a peace treaty with Scotland
Sep 29 On this day in history antoine Coyzevox, French sculptor, baptized
Oct 26 In the year 1640 pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at 63
Nov 03 In the year 1640 english Long Parliament forms
Nov 04 Carlo Mannelli, composer in the year 1640.
Nov 11 John Pym, earl of Strafford locked in Tower of London in the year 1640.
Nov 15 Nicolaus Adam Strungk, composer on this day in history.
Nov 25 Giles Farnaby, composer, dies in the year 1640.
Nov 26 On this day in history carl Rosier, composer
Nov 28 In the year 1640 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 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.