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Historical Events In 1640

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

Dec 14   (baptism date) in the year 1640.  

Dec 15   Duke of Braganca crowned King Johan IV of Portugal in the year 1640.  

Dec 25   On this day in history 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   Philippe de la Hire, French mathematician and astronomer (d. 1719) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 30   On this day in history 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   In the year 1640 birth of mariana Alcoforado, Portugal, nun  

May 31   Michał Wiśniowiecki, King of Poland (d. 1673) was born on this day in history.  

Jun 05   In the year 1640 birth of pu Songling, Chinese writer (d. 1715)  

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   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   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   On this day in history guillaume van Messaus, composer, dies at 50  

Mar 17   On this day in history philip Massinger, dramatist, dies  

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

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