Historical Events In 1649
Friday, 14 December 2018
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" on this day in history.
Jan 22 Pascal Collasse, composer on this day in history.
Jan 30 On this day in history charles I, King of Great Britain (1625-49), beheaded for treason
Jan 30 In the year 1649 king Charles I of England is beheaded.
Feb 02 On this day in history 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 On this day in history john Blow, composer of 1st English opera (Venus & Adonis) (baptized)
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 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Apr 03 In the year 1649 joseph-Francois Salomon, composer
Apr 05 In the year 1649 elihu Yale, England, philanthropist founded Yale
Apr 05 John Winthrop, 1st governor Mass Bay Colony, dies at 61 in the year 1649.
Apr 05 The birth of Elihu Yale, Founder of American Yale University on this day in history.
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 Andreas Kneller, composer in the year 1649.
May 03 In the year 1649 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 on this day in history.
May 19 On this day in history england declared a Commonwealth
Jun 01 On this day in history czar Aleksei throws out English merchants from Moscow
Jun 20 On this day in history maria Tesselschade Roemers Visscher, author, dies
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) in the year 1649.
Jul 29 On this day in history david Teniers I, Flemish painter (altaar stukken), dies
Aug 02 Elisabeth Bas, wife of Dutch Adm Swartenhondt, dies at about 78 in the year 1649.
Aug 25 On this day in history richard Crashaw, English clergyman/poet, dies at about 36