Historical Events For 1649
Friday, 26 May 2017
Jan 05 Francesco Cavalli's opera "Giasone," premieres in Venice in the year 1649.
Jan 06 The Rump Parliament votes to put Charles I on trial for treason and other "high crimes" in the year 1649.
Jan 22 Pascal Collasse, composer in the year 1649.
Jan 30 On this day in history 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 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 In the year 1649 johann Philipp Krieger, composer
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 In the year 1649 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 On this day in history cromwell abolishes the monarchy and declares England a Commonwealth
Mar 17 On this day in history gerardus Johannis Vossius, [Gerrit Vos], Dutch regent, dies at 71
Mar 26 John Winthrop, Puritan & 1st Governor (Mass), dies in the year 1649.
Apr 03 In the year 1649 joseph-Francois Salomon, composer
Apr 05 In the year 1649 elihu Yale, England, philanthropist founded Yale
Apr 05 On this day in history john Winthrop, 1st governor Mass Bay Colony, dies at 61
Apr 05 The birth of Elihu Yale, Founder of American Yale University on this day in history.
Apr 09 James Scott, duke of Monmouth, bastard son of English king Charles II in the year 1649.
Apr 21 On this day in history maryland Toleration Act passed, allowing all freedom of worship
Apr 23 Andreas Kneller, composer in the year 1649.
May 03 On this day in history johann Valentin Meder, composer
May 12 Isaac Doreslaer, English lawyer/diplomat, murdered in the year 1649.
May 19 On this day in history 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 Maria Tesselschade Roemers Visscher, author, dies in the year 1649.
Jun 30 Simon Vouet, French painter in the year 1649.
Jul 11 Margaret Coventry, 1st English earl of Shaftesbury, dies in the year 1649.
Jul 22 In the year 1649 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 In the year 1649 elisabeth Bas, wife of Dutch Adm Swartenhondt, dies at about 78
Aug 25 In the year 1649 richard Crashaw, English clergyman/poet, dies at about 36