Historical Events In 1640
Monday, 11 December 2023
Jan 22 Erasmus Quellinus I, Flemish wood carver, dies at about 55 on this day in history.
Jan 25 On this day in history robert Burton, author (Anatomy of Melancholy), dies
Feb 04 Hendrick C Vroom, Dutch seascape painter, dies on this day in history.
Feb 09 Murad IV, sultan of Turkey (1623-40), dies in Baghdad at 27 in the year 1640.
Mar 08 Guillaume van Messaus, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.
Mar 09 On this day in history pierre Corneilles "Horace," premieres in Paris
Mar 17 Philip Massinger, dramatist, dies on this day in history.
Apr 02 In the year 1640 matthias C Sarbiewski, [Sarbievius], Polish jesuit/poet, dies at 45
Apr 10 Agostino Agazzari, Italian composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
Apr 13 English Short Parliament forms (- May 5) in the year 1640.
Apr 22 In the year 1640 mariana Alcoforado, Portugal, nun
May 03 English Upper house accept Act of Attainder in the year 1640.
May 05 In the year 1640 english Short Parliament unites
May 12 Uprising against Spanish king Philip IV in the year 1640.
May 30 Andre Duchesne, French historian/genealogy, dies on this day in history.
Jun 09 Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (1658-1705) on this day in history.
Jun 21 Abraham Mignon, still life painter on this day in history.
Jul 12 On this day in history henry Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz, dies
Aug 03 In the year 1640 2,000 men VOC-army surrounds the city of Malakka
Aug 28 Second Bishop's War: King Charles I's English army loses to a Scottish Covenanter force at the Battle of Newburn on this day in history.
Aug 29 English King Charles I signed a peace treaty with Scotland on this day in history.
Sep 29 Antoine Coyzevox, French sculptor, baptized in the year 1640.
Oct 26 In the year 1640 pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at 63
Nov 03 On this day in history english Long Parliament forms
Nov 04 Carlo Mannelli, composer on this day in history.
Nov 11 In the year 1640 john Pym, earl of Strafford locked in Tower of London
Nov 15 Nicolaus Adam Strungk, composer on this day in history.
Nov 25 Giles Farnaby, composer, dies on this day in history.
Nov 26 Carl Rosier, composer in the year 1640.
Nov 28 In the year 1640 willem de Vlamingh, Flemish sea captain (c. 1648)
Dec 01 Portugal regains independence after 60 years of Spanish rule on this day in history.
Dec 06 On this day in history matthijs Elsevier, Flemish/Dutch book publisher/merchant, dies at 75
Dec 09 On this day in history pierre Fourier, Roman Catholic saint and French priest (b.1565)
Dec 09 In the year 1640 settler Hugh Bewitt banished from Mass colony when he declares himself to be free of original sin