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Historical Events In 1640

Saturday, 23 March 2019

Dec 14   On this day in history (baptism date)  

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

Dec 25   Pierre de Fermat writes to Marin Mersenne about Fermat's church thesis 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 in the year 1640.  

Mar 18   In the year 1640 birth of philippe de la Hire, French mathematician and astronomer (d. 1719)  

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   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   On this day in history birth of pu Songling, Chinese writer (d. 1715)  

Jun 09   In the year 1640 birth of leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (1658-1705)  

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   Erasmus Quellinus I, Flemish wood carver, dies at about 55 in the year 1640.  

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

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   In the year 1640 guillaume van Messaus, composer, dies at 50  

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

Apr 02   On this day in history matthias C Sarbiewski, [Sarbievius], Polish jesuit/poet, dies at 45  

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