Historical Events In 1640
Wednesday, 20 October 2021
Jan 22 In the year 1640 erasmus Quellinus I, Flemish wood carver, dies at about 55
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 Murad IV, sultan of Turkey (1623-40), dies in Baghdad at 27 in the year 1640.
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 In the year 1640 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 On this day in history english Short Parliament forms (- May 5)
Apr 22 On this day in history mariana Alcoforado, Portugal, nun
May 03 In the year 1640 english Upper house accept Act of Attainder
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 On this day in history leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (1658-1705)
Jun 21 On this day in history abraham Mignon, still life painter
Jul 12 In the year 1640 henry Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz, dies
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 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 Carlo Mannelli, composer in the year 1640.
Nov 11 On this day in history john Pym, earl of Strafford locked in Tower of London
Nov 15 Nicolaus Adam Strungk, composer in the year 1640.
Nov 25 In the year 1640 giles Farnaby, composer, dies
Nov 26 In the year 1640 carl Rosier, composer
Nov 28 Willem de Vlamingh, Flemish sea captain (c. 1648) in the year 1640.
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 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 on this day in history.