Historical Events in 1643

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  • Jan 23 Sir Thomas Fairfax takes Leeds for Parliamentarians in English Civil War
  • Feb 25 Dutch US colonists kill Algonquin-indians
  • Apr 27 Tirso de Molina's "Bellaco Sois, Gomez" premieres in Madrid
  • May 13 Battle of Grantham: English parliamentary armies beat royalists
  • May 13 Heavy earthquake strikes Santiago Chile; kills 1/3 of population

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 14 Louis XIV becomes King of France aged 4

The Sun King of France Louis XIV
The Sun King of France
Louis XIV
  • May 19 Battle at Rocroi/Allersheim: French army destroys Spanish army
  • May 19 Massachusetts Bay, Plymouth, Connecticut and New Harbor form the United Colonies of New England
  • Jun 15 Able Tasman returns to Batavia after discovering Tasmania
  • Jun 18 Skirmish at Chalgrove Field: Prince Rupert parliamentary armies
  • Jun 30 Battle of Atherton Moor: Royalists beat parliamentary armies
  • Jul 5 1st recorded tornado in US (Essex County, Massachusetts)
  • Jul 13 Battle at Roundway Down: Royalists beat parliamentary armies

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Jul 27 Oliver Cromwell defeats Royalists at Battle of Gainsborough

English Military and Political Leader Oliver Cromwell
English Military and Political Leader
Oliver Cromwell

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Sep 20 First Battle of Newbury (English civil war): King Charles I's forces beaten by a parliamentary army led by the Earl of Essex and Philip Stapleton

King of England Charles I
King of England
Charles I
  • Nov 24 Battle of Tuttlingen: Beiers army under Gen Mercy beats France
  • Dec 13 English Civil War: The Battle of Alton takes place in Hampshire.
  • Dec 25 Christmas Island founded and named by Captain William Mynors of the East India Ship Company vessel, the Royal Mary.