Historical Events In 1649
Thursday, 25 April 2019
Jan 05 Francesco Cavalli's opera "Giasone," premieres in Venice in the year 1649.
Jan 06 On this day in history the Rump Parliament votes to put Charles I on trial for treason and other "high crimes"
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 King Charles I of England is beheaded on this day in history.
Feb 02 In the year 1649 benedict XIII, [Pierfrancesco Orsini], Italy, 245th pope (1724-30)
Feb 05 In the year 1649 prince of Wales becomes king Charles II
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 On this day in history treaty of Rueil destroys 1st Fronde-uprising
Mar 16 In the year 1649 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 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 in the year 1649.
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 Elihu Yale, England, philanthropist founded Yale on this day in history.
Apr 05 In the year 1649 john Winthrop, 1st governor Mass Bay Colony, dies at 61
Apr 05 On this day in history the birth of Elihu Yale, Founder of American Yale University
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 In the year 1649 andreas Kneller, composer
May 03 Johann Valentin Meder, composer in the year 1649.
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 On this day in history england declared a Commonwealth
Jun 01 In the year 1649 czar Aleksei throws out English merchants from Moscow
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 Clement XI, [Giovanni F Albani], Italy, Pope (1700-21) in the year 1649.
Jul 29 In the year 1649 david Teniers I, Flemish painter (altaar stukken), dies
Aug 02 Elisabeth Bas, wife of Dutch Adm Swartenhondt, dies at about 78 on this day in history.
Aug 25 In the year 1649 richard Crashaw, English clergyman/poet, dies at about 36