Historical Events In 1640
Sunday, 20 January 2019
Jan 22 Erasmus Quellinus I, Flemish wood carver, dies at about 55 on this day in history.
Jan 25 On this day in history robert Burton, author (Anatomy of Melancholy), dies
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 In the year 1640 guillaume van Messaus, composer, dies at 50
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 Agostino Agazzari, Italian composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
Apr 13 In the year 1640 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 On this day in history english Short Parliament unites
May 12 In the year 1640 uprising against Spanish king Philip IV
May 30 Andre Duchesne, French historian/genealogy, dies on this day in history.
Jun 09 Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (1658-1705) on this day in history.
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 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 in the year 1640.
Aug 29 English King Charles I signed a peace treaty with Scotland on this day in history.
Sep 29 On this day in history antoine Coyzevox, French sculptor, baptized
Oct 26 Pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at 63 in the year 1640.
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 Giles Farnaby, composer, dies on this day in history.
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 In the year 1640 portugal regains independence after 60 years of Spanish rule
Dec 06 On this day in history matthijs Elsevier, Flemish/Dutch book publisher/merchant, dies at 75
Dec 09 Pierre Fourier, Roman Catholic saint and French priest (b.1565) on this day in history.
Dec 09 Settler Hugh Bewitt banished from Mass colony when he declares himself to be free of original sin on this day in history.