Historical Events For 1649
Wednesday, 18 January 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 On this day in history pascal Collasse, composer
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 in the year 1649.
Feb 02 On this day in history benedict XIII, [Pierfrancesco Orsini], Italy, 245th pope (1724-30)
Feb 05 Prince of Wales becomes king Charles II on this day in history.
Feb 23 In the year 1649 john Blow, composer of 1st English opera (Venus & Adonis) (baptized)
Feb 27 On this day in history johann Philipp Krieger, composer
Mar 11 Treaty of Rueil destroys 1st Fronde-uprising in the year 1649.
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 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 in the year 1649.
Mar 17 Cromwell abolishes the monarchy and declares England a Commonwealth in the year 1649.
Mar 17 Gerardus Johannis Vossius, [Gerrit Vos], Dutch regent, dies at 71 on this day in history.
Mar 26 On this day in history john Winthrop, Puritan & 1st Governor (Mass), dies
Apr 03 Joseph-Francois Salomon, composer on this day in history.
Apr 05 Elihu Yale, England, philanthropist founded Yale in the year 1649.
Apr 05 In the year 1649 john Winthrop, 1st governor Mass Bay Colony, dies at 61
Apr 05 The birth of Elihu Yale, Founder of American Yale University in the year 1649.
Apr 09 James Scott, duke of Monmouth, bastard son of English king Charles II on this day in history.
Apr 21 In the year 1649 maryland Toleration Act passed, allowing all freedom of worship
Apr 23 On this day in history andreas Kneller, composer
May 03 Johann Valentin Meder, composer in the year 1649.
May 12 On this day in history isaac Doreslaer, English lawyer/diplomat, murdered
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 On this day in history england declared a Commonwealth
Jun 01 Czar Aleksei throws out English merchants from Moscow in the year 1649.
Jun 20 Maria Tesselschade Roemers Visscher, author, dies on this day in history.
Jun 30 Simon Vouet, French painter in the year 1649.
Jul 11 Margaret Coventry, 1st English earl of Shaftesbury, dies on this day in history.
Jul 22 Clement XI, [Giovanni F Albani], Italy, Pope (1700-21) in the year 1649.
Jul 29 On this day in history david Teniers I, Flemish painter (altaar stukken), dies
Aug 02 On this day in history elisabeth Bas, wife of Dutch Adm Swartenhondt, dies at about 78
Aug 25 Richard Crashaw, English clergyman/poet, dies at about 36 in the year 1649.