Historical Events In 1640
Saturday, 28 January 2023
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 on this day in history.
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 Guillaume van Messaus, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.
Mar 09 Pierre Corneilles "Horace," premieres in Paris on this day in history.
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 Agostino Agazzari, Italian composer, dies at 61 in the year 1640.
Apr 13 English Short Parliament forms (- May 5) in the year 1640.
Apr 22 On this day in history 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 In the year 1640 uprising against Spanish king Philip IV
May 30 In the year 1640 andre Duchesne, French historian/genealogy, dies
Jun 09 Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (1658-1705) in the year 1640.
Jun 21 On this day in history abraham Mignon, still life painter
Jul 12 Henry Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz, dies in the year 1640.
Aug 03 2,000 men VOC-army surrounds the city of Malakka in the year 1640.
Aug 28 On this day in history second Bishop's War: King Charles I's English army loses to a Scottish Covenanter force at the Battle of Newburn
Aug 29 On this day in history english King Charles I signed a peace treaty with Scotland
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 English Long Parliament forms on this day in history.
Nov 04 Carlo Mannelli, composer in the year 1640.
Nov 11 In the year 1640 john Pym, earl of Strafford locked in Tower of London
Nov 15 In the year 1640 nicolaus Adam Strungk, composer
Nov 25 Giles Farnaby, composer, dies on this day in history.
Nov 26 On this day in history carl Rosier, composer
Nov 28 On this day in history willem de Vlamingh, Flemish sea captain (c. 1648)
Dec 01 In the year 1640 portugal regains independence after 60 years of Spanish rule
Dec 06 Matthijs Elsevier, Flemish/Dutch book publisher/merchant, dies at 75 in the year 1640.
Dec 09 On this day in history pierre Fourier, Roman Catholic saint and French priest (b.1565)
Dec 09 Settler Hugh Bewitt banished from Mass colony when he declares himself to be free of original sin in the year 1640.