On This Day

What Happened on September 20, 1643

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Victory in battleVictory in Battle

First Battle of Newbury (English civil war): King Charles I's forces beaten by a parliamentary army led by the Earl of Essex and Philip Stapleton

King of England Charles I
King of England
Charles I

Famous Deaths

  • Lucius Cary, 2nd Viscount Falkland, English politician and writer