1637 in History – What happened in year 1637

✅ Published on March 26th, 2009 in 17th Century in History

In history, year 1637 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1637.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1637 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
03 februaryThe contract prices of rare tulip bulbs in the Dutch Republic, which had been steadily climbing for three months, abruptly dropped, marking the decline of tulip mania.
18 februaryEighty Years' War-Off the coast of Cornwall, England, aSpanish fleet intercepted an important Anglo-Dutch merchant convoy of 44vessels escorted by 6 warships, destroying or capturing 20 of them.
26 mayPequot War An allied Puritan and Mohegan force attacked a fortified Pequot village in the Connecticut Colony, killing 500 people.


Famous birthdays in the year 1637:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 JuneJacques Marquette / Missionary / France
05 March Jan van der Heyden / Painter / Netherlands
06 DecemberEdmund Andros / Politician / United Kingdom
07 DecemberBernardo Pasquini / Composer / Italy
12 February Jan Swammerdam / Biologist / Netherlands
27 AugustCharles Calvert / Politician / United Kingdom
30 NovemberLouis-Sébastien Le Nain de Tillemont / Author / France
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