What Happened in August 1645

Historical Events

  • Aug 3 Battle of Allersheim: French defeat Bavarians
  • Aug 13 Sweden & Denmark sign Peace of Brömsebro
  • Aug 30 Dutch & Indians sign peace treaty (New Amsterdam (NY))

Famous Birthdays

  • Aug 3 August Kuhnel, German composer and musician, born in Delmenhorst, Germany (d. ca 1700)
  • Aug 10 Eusebio Kino, Italian Catholic missionary (d. 1711)
  • Aug 16 Jean de La Bruyère, French writer (The Characters, or the Manners of the Age, with The Characters of Theophrastus), born in Paris (d. 1696)

Famous Deaths

  • Aug 6 Lionel Cranfield, 1st Earl of Middlesex, English merchant, dies at 70
  • Aug 18 Eudoxia Streshneva, Tsarina of Mikhail I of Russia (b. 1608)
  • Aug 28 Hugo Grotius, Dutch philosopher and writer (b. 1583)
  • Aug 31 Francesco Bracciolini, Italian poet (b. 1566)