September 1644 in History

Events in History

  • Sep 2 , Cornwall: Robert Devereux's infantry surrenders

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Sep 5 Prince Frederick Henry conquers Sas of Gent

Prince of Orange Frederick Henry
Prince of Orange
Frederick Henry
  • Sep 15 Giambattista Pamfili replaces Pope Urban VII as Innocent X
  • Sep 17 French troops occupy Mainz

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 5 Gillis Schey, Dutch admiral (battle at Lowestoft)
  • Sep 14 Gijsbert Cuper, Dutch classicist/regent
  • Sep 25 Ole Rømer, Danish astronomer (d. 1710)

Deaths in History

  • Sep 4 John Wtenbogaert, theologist (Kerckelicke history), dies at 87
  • Sep 7 Guido Bentivoglio, Italian statesman (b. 1579)
  • Sep 8 Francis Quarles, English poet (Enchiridion), dies