Historical Events In 1640
Wednesday, 14 April 2021
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 Hendrick C Vroom, Dutch seascape painter, dies on this day in history.
Feb 09 In the year 1640 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 Pierre Corneilles "Horace," premieres in Paris in the year 1640.
Mar 17 On this day in history philip Massinger, dramatist, dies
Apr 02 In the year 1640 matthias C Sarbiewski, [Sarbievius], Polish jesuit/poet, dies at 45
Apr 10 On this day in history agostino Agazzari, Italian composer, dies at 61
Apr 13 English Short Parliament forms (- May 5) on this day in history.
Apr 22 Mariana Alcoforado, Portugal, nun on this day in history.
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 in the year 1640.
Jun 09 Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (1658-1705) in the year 1640.
Jun 21 Abraham Mignon, still life painter in the year 1640.
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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1640 antoine Coyzevox, French sculptor, baptized
Oct 26 In the year 1640 pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at 63
Nov 03 English Long Parliament forms in the year 1640.
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 In the year 1640 nicolaus Adam Strungk, composer
Nov 25 In the year 1640 giles Farnaby, composer, dies
Nov 26 In the year 1640 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 Pierre Fourier, Roman Catholic saint and French priest (b.1565) in the year 1640.
Dec 09 In the year 1640 settler Hugh Bewitt banished from Mass colony when he declares himself to be free of original sin