Historical Events For 1649
Thursday, 30 March 2017
Jan 05 Francesco Cavalli's opera "Giasone," premieres in Venice in the year 1649.
Jan 06 On this day in history the Rump Parliament votes to put Charles I on trial for treason and other "high crimes"
Jan 22 Pascal Collasse, composer in the year 1649.
Jan 30 Charles I, King of Great Britain (1625-49), beheaded for treason on this day in history.
Jan 30 King Charles I of England is beheaded in the year 1649.
Feb 02 Benedict XIII, [Pierfrancesco Orsini], Italy, 245th pope (1724-30) on this day in history.
Feb 05 Prince of Wales becomes king Charles II in the year 1649.
Feb 23 John Blow, composer of 1st English opera (Venus & Adonis) (baptized) on this day in history.
Feb 27 On this day in history johann Philipp Krieger, composer
Mar 11 On this day in history 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 in the year 1649.
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 In the year 1649 gerardus Johannis Vossius, [Gerrit Vos], Dutch regent, dies at 71
Mar 26 In the year 1649 john Winthrop, Puritan & 1st Governor (Mass), dies
Apr 03 In the year 1649 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 on this day in history.
Apr 05 In the year 1649 the birth of Elihu Yale, Founder of American Yale University
Apr 09 In the year 1649 james Scott, duke of Monmouth, bastard son of English king Charles II
Apr 21 On this day in history 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 Isaac Doreslaer, English lawyer/diplomat, murdered on this day in history.
May 19 In the year 1649 an Act declaring England a Commonwealth is passed by the Long Parliament. England would be a republic for the next eleven years.
May 19 England declared a Commonwealth in the year 1649.
Jun 01 Czar Aleksei throws out English merchants from Moscow on this day in history.
Jun 20 On this day in history maria Tesselschade Roemers Visscher, author, dies
Jun 30 Simon Vouet, French painter on this day in history.
Jul 11 Margaret Coventry, 1st English earl of Shaftesbury, dies on this day in history.
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 in the year 1649.
Aug 02 Elisabeth Bas, wife of Dutch Adm Swartenhondt, dies at about 78 in the year 1649.
Aug 25 Richard Crashaw, English clergyman/poet, dies at about 36 in the year 1649.