Historical Events In 1640
Wednesday, 13 November 2019
Jan 22 Erasmus Quellinus I, Flemish wood carver, dies at about 55 on this day in history.
Jan 25 Robert Burton, author (Anatomy of Melancholy), dies in the year 1640.
Feb 04 In the year 1640 hendrick C Vroom, Dutch seascape painter, dies
Feb 09 In the year 1640 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 On this day in history pierre Corneilles "Horace," premieres in Paris
Mar 17 Philip Massinger, dramatist, dies on this day in history.
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 In the year 1640 english Short Parliament forms (- May 5)
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 On this day in history english Short Parliament unites
May 12 On this day in history 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) on this day in history.
Jun 21 In the year 1640 abraham Mignon, still life painter
Jul 12 In the year 1640 henry Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz, dies
Aug 03 On this day in history 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 in the year 1640.
Oct 26 In the year 1640 pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at 63
Nov 03 In the year 1640 english Long Parliament forms
Nov 04 In the year 1640 carlo Mannelli, composer
Nov 11 On this day in history john Pym, earl of Strafford locked in Tower of London
Nov 15 Nicolaus Adam Strungk, composer on this day in history.
Nov 25 In the year 1640 giles Farnaby, composer, dies
Nov 26 Carl Rosier, composer on this day in history.
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 in the year 1640.
Dec 06 In the year 1640 matthijs Elsevier, Flemish/Dutch book publisher/merchant, dies at 75
Dec 09 Pierre Fourier, Roman Catholic saint and French priest (b.1565) in the year 1640.
Dec 09 Settler Hugh Bewitt banished from Mass colony when he declares himself to be free of original sin on this day in history.