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Historical Events In 1640

Monday, 03 October 2022

Dec 14   (baptism date) on this day in history.  

Dec 15   In the year 1640 duke of Braganca crowned King Johan IV of Portugal  

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

Mar 30   John Trenchard, English politician (d. 1695) was born in the year 1640.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 05   Pu Songling, Chinese writer (d. 1715) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 09   On this day in history 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   In the year 1640 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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