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What Happened on February 8, 1640

Famous Deaths

  • Murad IV, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire (1623-40) who conquered Baghdad, dies from cirrhosis in Istanbul at 27
1640 Highlights

About February 8, 1640

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 380 years, 11 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius