What Happened in June 1645

Historical Events

Victory in Battle

Jun 14 Battle of Naseby, Leicestershire: "New Model Army" under Oliver Cromwell & Thomas Fairfax beat royalists forces of English King Charles I

  • Jun 23 Cretan War begins with attack by Ottoman navy on Venetian-held coast of Crete (war lasts till 1669)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 13 Miyamoto Musashi, Japanese swordsman