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

Victory in Battle

Jul 27 Oliver Cromwell defeats Royalists at Battle of Gainsborough

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)