On This Day

What Happened in September 1645

Historical Events

  • Sep 11 Thomas Fairfax's New Model Army occupies Bristol

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 10 Romeyn de Hooghe, Dutch painter and goldsmith, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1708)
  • Sep 21 Louis Jolliet, Canadian explorer (explored the origins of the Mississippi River helped by the Native American), born in Quebec, Canada (d. 1700)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 2 Alice Lisle, Last woman to be executed by a judicial sentence of beheading in England, beheaded for harboring fugitives after the defeat of the Monmouth Rebellion at around 68
  • Sep 8 Francisco G√≥mez de Quevedo, Spanish author and poet, dies at 64
  • Sep 8 John Coke, English politician (b. 1563)
  • Sep 14 Heinrich Steuccius, German composer, dies at 65