On This Day

What Happened in July 1643

Historical Events

  • Jul 5 1st recorded tornado in US (Essex County, Massachusetts)
  • Jul 13 Battle at Roundway Down: Royalists beat parliamentary armies

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Jul 27 Oliver Cromwell defeats Royalists at Battle of Gainsborough

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 3 Alessandro Stradella, Italian violinist and composer, born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1682)

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 25 Robert Pierrepont, 1st Earl of Kingston-upon-Hull, English statesman (b. 1584)