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 in the year 1640.
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 Michał Wiśniowiecki, King of Poland (d. 1673) was born in the year 1640.
Jun 05 Pu Songling, Chinese writer (d. 1715) was born in the year 1640.
Jun 09 On this day in history birth of leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (1658-1705)