1641 in History
January 14 United East Indian Company conquerors city of Malakka, 7,000 killed
February 16 English king Charles I accept Triennial Act
March 16 General court declares RI a democracy and adopts new constitution
May 12 Prince Willem II (14) marries English princess Henriette Mary Stuart (9)
June 1 France and Portugal sign anti-Spanish covenant
July 6 Battle at La Marfee Sedan: Earl Soisson beats French government army
July 27 Prince Frederik Henry captures castle of Gennep
August 20 Britain and Scotland sign Treaty of Pacification
August 26 West India Company conquerors Sao Paulo de Loanda, Angola
October 15 Paul de Chomedy de Maisonneuve claims Montreal
October 21 Catholic uprising in Ulster: 1000s English and Scots killed
December 1 Mass becomes 1st colony to give statutory recognition to slavery
December 6 Don Francisco de Mello appointed land guardian of South Netherlands
December 25 Emperor Ferdinand III makes appointments with Sweden and France