Historical Events In 1640
Sunday, 24 January 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 on this day in history.
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 Guillaume van Messaus, composer, dies at 50 in the year 1640.
Mar 09 In the year 1640 pierre Corneilles "Horace," premieres in Paris
Mar 17 In the year 1640 philip Massinger, dramatist, dies
Apr 02 On this day in history matthias C Sarbiewski, [Sarbievius], Polish jesuit/poet, dies at 45
Apr 10 Agostino Agazzari, Italian composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
Apr 13 English Short Parliament forms (- May 5) in the year 1640.
Apr 22 Mariana Alcoforado, Portugal, nun on this day in history.
May 03 In the year 1640 english Upper house accept Act of Attainder
May 05 English Short Parliament unites in the year 1640.
May 12 In the year 1640 uprising against Spanish king Philip IV
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 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Aug 29 In the year 1640 english King Charles I signed a peace treaty with Scotland
Sep 29 In the year 1640 antoine Coyzevox, French sculptor, baptized
Oct 26 Pietro Tacca, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at 63 on this day in history.
Nov 03 English Long Parliament forms on this day in history.
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 In the year 1640 nicolaus Adam Strungk, composer
Nov 25 On this day in history giles Farnaby, composer, dies
Nov 26 In the year 1640 carl Rosier, composer
Nov 28 Willem de Vlamingh, Flemish sea captain (c. 1648) on this day in history.
Dec 01 Portugal regains independence after 60 years of Spanish rule on this day in history.
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 In the year 1640 settler Hugh Bewitt banished from Mass colony when he declares himself to be free of original sin