Historical Events for Year 1644

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Jan 18th - Perplexed Pilgrims in Boston reported America's 1st UFO sighting
Jan 24th - Parliamentary army wins battle of Nantwich, Cheshire, English Civil War
Feb 5th - 1st US livestock branding law passed, by Connecticut
Mar 7th - Massachusetts establishes 1st two-chamber legislature in colonies
Mar 14th - England grants patent for Providence Plantations (now Rhode Island)
Mar 19th - 200 members of Peking imperial family/court commit suicide in loyalty to the Emperor
Mar 31st - Pope Urbanus VIII & duke of Parma signs Peace of Ferrara
Apr 29th - Farm leader Li Zicheng becomes emperor of China & flees Peking
May 6th - Johan Mauritius resigns as governor of Brazil
May 23rd - Johan Mauritius van Nassau resigns as head of Civil rights activists
May 28th - Bolton Massacre by Royalist troops under the command of the Earl of Derby. (English Civil War)
Painter MichelangeloPainter Michelangelo Jun 11th - Florentine scientist Evangelista Torricelli describes his invention of the mercury barometer in 1643 in a letter to Michelangelo Ricci
Jul 2nd - Battle of Marston Moor, North Yorkshire: Parliamentary forces under Lords Fairfax and Manchester defeat royalists led by Prince Rupert
Sep 2nd - , Cornwall: Robert Devereux's infantry surrenders
Sep 5th - Prince Frederik Henry conquerors Sas of Gent
Sep 15th - Giambattista Pamfili replaces Pope Urban VII as Innocent X
Sep 17th - French troops occupy Mainz
Oct 23rd - Sea battle of Fehmarn Sont: Adm Thijssen beats Denen
Oct 27th - Second Battle of Newbury: King Charles I beats parliamentary armies
Nov 19th - First protestant ministry society in New England
Nov 23rd - Areopagitica, a pamphlet by John Milton, decrying censorship, is published.
Poet John MiltonPoet John Milton Dec 4th - First European peace congress opens in Munster

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