Historical Events In 1640
Monday, 02 August 2021
Jan 22 Erasmus Quellinus I, Flemish wood carver, dies at about 55 on this day in history.
Jan 25 In the year 1640 robert Burton, author (Anatomy of Melancholy), dies
Feb 04 In the year 1640 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 On this day in history guillaume van Messaus, composer, dies at 50
Mar 09 On this day in history pierre Corneilles "Horace," premieres in Paris
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.
Apr 10 On this day in history agostino Agazzari, Italian composer, dies at 61
Apr 13 On this day in history english Short Parliament forms (- May 5)
Apr 22 Mariana Alcoforado, Portugal, nun on this day in history.
May 03 In the year 1640 english Upper house accept Act of Attainder
May 05 English Short Parliament unites in the year 1640.
May 12 Uprising against Spanish king Philip IV on this day in history.
May 30 In the year 1640 andre Duchesne, French historian/genealogy, dies
Jun 09 Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (1658-1705) on this day in history.
Jun 21 In the year 1640 abraham Mignon, still life painter
Jul 12 Henry Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz, dies in the year 1640.
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 in the year 1640.
Sep 29 Antoine Coyzevox, French sculptor, baptized on this day in history.
Oct 26 Pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at 63 on this day in history.
Nov 03 English Long Parliament forms in the year 1640.
Nov 04 Carlo Mannelli, composer in the year 1640.
Nov 11 John Pym, earl of Strafford locked in Tower of London on this day in history.
Nov 15 On this day in history nicolaus Adam Strungk, composer
Nov 25 In the year 1640 giles Farnaby, composer, dies
Nov 26 On this day in history carl Rosier, composer
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 Matthijs Elsevier, Flemish/Dutch book publisher/merchant, dies at 75 on this day in history.
Dec 09 In the year 1640 pierre Fourier, Roman Catholic saint and French priest (b.1565)
Dec 09 On this day in history settler Hugh Bewitt banished from Mass colony when he declares himself to be free of original sin