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Born on Saturday April 2, 1639
Died on Saturday April 2, 1639



Born on April 2

Died on April 2

Names that were popular for boys in 1639
  1. Jan
  2. Cornelis
  3. Pieter
  4. Joannes
  5. Jacob
  6. Petrus
  7. John
  8. Jean
  9. Johannes
  10. Willem
  11. Thomas
  12. Hendrik
  13. Pierre
  14. Gerrit
  15. Jacobus
  16. Johann
Names that were popular for girls in 1639
  1. Maria
  2. Anna
  3. Catharina
  4. Elisabeth
  5. Marie
  6. Mary
  7. Joanna
  8. Elizabeth
  9. Neeltje
  10. Cornelia
  11. Anne
  12. Sarah
  13. Margaretha
  14. Barbara
  15. Marguerite
  16. Jeanne

Source: Wikipedia Historical events 1639
  • Stadhouder Prins Frederik Hendrik (Huis van Oranje) was from 1625 till 1647 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden)
  • January 14 » The "Fundamental Orders", the first written constitution that created a government, is adopted in Connecticut.
  • March 13 » Harvard College is named after clergyman John Harvard.
  • April 14 » Imperial forces are defeated by the Swedes at the Battle of Chemnitz. The Swedish victory prolongs the Thirty Years' War and allows them to advance into Bohemia.
  • August 22 » Madras (now Chennai), India, is founded by the British East India Company on a sliver of land bought from local Nayak rulers.