Historical Events In 1649
Saturday, 04 April 2020
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 In the year 1649 pascal Collasse, composer
Jan 30 Charles I, King of Great Britain (1625-49), beheaded for treason on this day in history.
Jan 30 On this day in history king Charles I of England is beheaded.
Feb 02 In the year 1649 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 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 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 on this day in history.
Mar 17 Cromwell abolishes the monarchy and declares England a Commonwealth in the year 1649.
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 on this day in history.
Apr 03 Joseph-Francois Salomon, composer on this day in history.
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 In the year 1649 the birth of Elihu Yale, Founder of American Yale University
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 in the year 1649.
Apr 23 Andreas Kneller, composer in the year 1649.
May 03 On this day in history johann Valentin Meder, composer
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 England declared a Commonwealth in the year 1649.
Jun 01 On this day in history czar Aleksei throws out English merchants from Moscow
Jun 20 Maria Tesselschade Roemers Visscher, author, dies on this day in history.
Jun 30 Simon Vouet, French painter on this day in history.
Jul 11 On this day in history margaret Coventry, 1st English earl of Shaftesbury, dies
Jul 22 Clement XI, [Giovanni F Albani], Italy, Pope (1700-21) on this day in history.
Jul 29 David Teniers I, Flemish painter (altaar stukken), dies on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.