1649 in History

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Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 6 The English Rump Parliament votes to put Charles I on trial for treason and other "high crimes"

King of England Charles I
King of England
Charles I

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 5 Prince of Wales proclaimed King Charles II of Great Britian by Covenanter Parliament of Scotland

King of England Charles II
King of England
Charles II
  • Mar 11 The Frondeurs (French rebels) and the French government sign the Peace of Rueil.
  • Apr 21 Maryland Toleration Act passed, allowing all freedom of worship
  • May 19 England is declared a Commonwealth by an act of the Long Parliament making England a republic for the next 11 years
  • Jun 1 Russian Tsar Alexis throws English merchants out of Moscow
  • Sep 2 The Italian city of Castro is completely destroyed by the forces of Pope Innocent X, ending the Wars of Castro.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 11 Massacre of Drogheda, Ireland - Oliver Cromwell kills 3,000 royalists

English Military and Political Leader Oliver Cromwell
English Military and Political Leader
Oliver Cromwell
  • Sep 30 Last Swedish troops vacate Prague

Birthdays in History

  • Feb 2 Benedict XIII, [Pierfrancesco Orsini], Italian 245th pope (1724-30)
  • Feb 8 Gabriel Daniel, French Jesuit historian (d. 1728)
  • Feb 11 William Carstares, Scottish minister (d. 1715)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Mar 30 John Trenchard, English radical Whig politician and statesman, born in Lytchett Matravers, Dorset (d. 1695)

English Politician John Trenchard
English Politician
John Trenchard
  • Apr 5 Elihu Yale, England, philanthropist founded Yale
  • Apr 9 James Scott, duke of Monmouth, bastard son of English king Charles II
  • Jun 13 Adrien Baillet, French scholar and critic (d. 1706)
  • Jul 23 Clement XI [Giovanni F Albani], Italian pope (ruled 1700-21), born in Urbino, Papal States (d. 1721)
  • Sep 15 Titus Oates, English minister and plotter (d. 1705)

Deaths in History


BattleExecution

Jan 30 Charles I, King of Great Britain (1625-49), beheaded for treason by Parliament at 48

King of England Charles I
King of England
Charles I
  • Mar 9 James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Hamilton, Scottish statesman (b. 1606)
  • Mar 9 Henry Rich, 1st Earl of Holland, English soldier (executed) (b. 1590)
  • Mar 16 St. Jean de Brébeuf, French Jesuit missionary (b. 1593)
  • Mar 17 Gerardus Johannis Vossius, [Gerrit Vos], Dutch regent, dies at 71
  • Mar 17 Gabriel Lallemant, French Jesuit missionary, one of the Canadian Martyrs (b. 1610)
  • Mar 19 Gerhard Johann Vossius, German classical scholar and theologian (b. 1577)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Mar 26 John Winthrop, Puritan & 1st Governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony, dies at 61

Founder of the Massachusetts Bay Colony John Winthrop
Founder of the Massachusetts Bay Colony
John Winthrop
  • May 12 Isaac Doreslaer, English lawyer/diplomat, murdered
  • May 14 Friedrich Spanheim, Dutch theologian (b. 1600)
  • Jun 3 Manuel de Faria e Sousa, Portuguese historian and poet (b. 1590)
  • Jun 20 Maria Tesselschade Roemers Visscher, author, dies
  • Jun 30 Simon Vouet, French painter
  • Jul 11 Margaret Coventry, 1st English earl of Shaftesbury, dies
  • Jul 29 David Teniers I, Flemish painter (altaar stukken), dies
  • Aug 2 Elisabeth Bas, wife of Dutch Adm Swartenhondt, dies at about 78
  • Aug 25 Richard Crashaw, English clergyman/poet, dies at about 36
  • Sep 6 Famiano Strada, Italian jesuit (bello belgico decades duae), dies at 77
  • Sep 6 Robert Dudley, English navigator and writer (Arcano del Mare), dies
  • Sep 15 John Floyd, English Jesuit preacher (b. 1572)
  • Oct 3 Giovanni Diodati, Swiss Protestant clergyman (b. 1576)
  • Oct 16 Isaac van Ostade, painter, buried
  • Oct 24 Ferdinand van Boisschot, South Neth diplomat, dies at about 89
  • Nov 19 Caspar Schoppe, German scholar (b. 1576)
  • Dec 4 Outgert Arisz Akersloot, Dutch silversmith, dies at about 73
  • Dec 4 William Drummond of Hawthornden, Scottish poet (b. 1585)
  • Dec 7 Charles Garnier, French Jesuit missionary (b. 1606)
  • Dec 8 Noël Chabanel, French Jesuit missionary (b. 1613)