Historical Events In 1649
Friday, 10 July 2020
Jan 05 In the year 1649 francesco Cavalli's opera "Giasone," premieres in Venice
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 Charles I, King of Great Britain (1625-49), beheaded for treason in the year 1649.
Jan 30 On this day in history king Charles I of England is beheaded.
Feb 02 Benedict XIII, [Pierfrancesco Orsini], Italy, 245th pope (1724-30) in the year 1649.
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 Johann Philipp Krieger, composer on this day in history.
Mar 11 Treaty of Rueil destroys 1st Fronde-uprising on this day in history.
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 John Winthrop, Puritan & 1st Governor (Mass), dies in the year 1649.
Apr 03 In the year 1649 joseph-Francois Salomon, composer
Apr 05 Elihu Yale, England, philanthropist founded Yale on this day in history.
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 James Scott, duke of Monmouth, bastard son of English king Charles II on this day in history.
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 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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1649 simon Vouet, French painter
Jul 11 In the year 1649 margaret Coventry, 1st English earl of Shaftesbury, dies
Jul 22 Clement XI, [Giovanni F Albani], Italy, Pope (1700-21) in the year 1649.
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 Richard Crashaw, English clergyman/poet, dies at about 36 in the year 1649.