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Historical Events In 1640

Wednesday, 20 November 2019

Dec 14   (baptism date) in the year 1640.  

Dec 15   On this day in history duke of Braganca crowned King Johan IV of Portugal  

Dec 25   In the year 1640 pierre de Fermat writes to Marin Mersenne about Fermat's church thesis  

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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   Georg Mohr, Danish mathematician (d. 1697) was born on this day in history.  

Apr 22   Mariana Alcoforado, Portugal, nun was born in the year 1640.  

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   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   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 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.  

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