Historical Events In 1649
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Jan 05 Francesco Cavalli's opera "Giasone," premieres in Venice on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jan 30 King Charles I of England is beheaded on this day in history.
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 In the year 1649 john Blow, composer of 1st English opera (Venus & Adonis) (baptized)
Feb 27 In the year 1649 johann Philipp Krieger, composer
Mar 11 On this day in history treaty of Rueil destroys 1st Fronde-uprising
Mar 16 On this day in history jesuit priests Jean de Brébeuf 1593-1649 and Gabriel Lalement 1611-1649 are tortured by Iroquois invaders at St-Louis
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 On this day in history 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 John Winthrop, Puritan & 1st Governor (Mass), dies in the year 1649.
Apr 03 Joseph-Francois Salomon, composer on this day in history.
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 in the year 1649.
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 Johann Valentin Meder, composer on this day in history.
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 In the year 1649 england declared a Commonwealth
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 On this day in history simon Vouet, French painter
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) 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.