Historical Events For 1649
Friday, 24 February 2017
Jan 05 Francesco Cavalli's opera "Giasone," premieres in Venice on this day in history.
Jan 06 In the year 1649 the Rump Parliament votes to put Charles I on trial for treason and other "high crimes"
Jan 22 Pascal Collasse, composer on this day in history.
Jan 30 In the year 1649 charles I, King of Great Britain (1625-49), beheaded for treason
Jan 30 King Charles I of England is beheaded on this day in history.
Feb 02 On this day in history benedict XIII, [Pierfrancesco Orsini], Italy, 245th pope (1724-30)
Feb 05 In the year 1649 prince of Wales becomes king Charles II
Feb 23 John Blow, composer of 1st English opera (Venus & Adonis) (baptized) on this day in history.
Feb 27 Johann Philipp Krieger, composer in the year 1649.
Mar 11 In the year 1649 treaty of Rueil destroys 1st Fronde-uprising
Mar 16 Jesuit priests Jean de Brébeuf 1593-1649 and Gabriel Lalement 1611-1649 are tortured by Iroquois invaders at St-Louis on this day in history.
Mar 16 On this day in history war party of more than 1000 Iroquois invade Huronia, capturing St-Ignace before sunrise; they will destroy all the villages and Jesuit missions in the area, and only 8 soldiers, 22 donnes and seven servants escape
Mar 17 In the year 1649 cromwell abolishes the monarchy and declares England a Commonwealth
Mar 17 Gerardus Johannis Vossius, [Gerrit Vos], Dutch regent, dies at 71 in the year 1649.
Mar 26 In the year 1649 john Winthrop, Puritan & 1st Governor (Mass), dies
Apr 03 On this day in history joseph-Francois Salomon, composer
Apr 05 On this day in history elihu Yale, England, philanthropist founded Yale
Apr 05 John Winthrop, 1st governor Mass Bay Colony, dies at 61 in the year 1649.
Apr 05 The birth of Elihu Yale, Founder of American Yale University in the year 1649.
Apr 09 On this day in history james Scott, duke of Monmouth, bastard son of English king Charles II
Apr 21 Maryland Toleration Act passed, allowing all freedom of worship on this day in history.
Apr 23 Andreas Kneller, composer on this day in history.
May 03 In the year 1649 johann Valentin Meder, composer
May 12 Isaac Doreslaer, English lawyer/diplomat, murdered on this day in history.
May 19 An Act declaring England a Commonwealth is passed by the Long Parliament. England would be a republic for the next eleven years in the year 1649.
May 19 England declared a Commonwealth on this day in history.
Jun 01 On this day in history czar Aleksei throws out English merchants from Moscow
Jun 20 On this day in history maria Tesselschade Roemers Visscher, author, dies
Jun 30 Simon Vouet, French painter in the year 1649.
Jul 11 On this day in history margaret Coventry, 1st English earl of Shaftesbury, dies
Jul 22 On this day in history clement XI, [Giovanni F Albani], Italy, Pope (1700-21)
Jul 29 David Teniers I, Flemish painter (altaar stukken), dies on this day in history.
Aug 02 Elisabeth Bas, wife of Dutch Adm Swartenhondt, dies at about 78 in the year 1649.
Aug 25 On this day in history richard Crashaw, English clergyman/poet, dies at about 36