On This Day

Historical Events in July 1645

Victory in Battle

Jul 10 Battle at Langport, Somerset: Oliver Cromwell's New Model Army beats Royalists

  • Jul 13 Aleksei Romanov succeeds his father Michael as Tsar of Russia
  • Jul 21 Manchu Prince Grogon issues edict that all Han Chinese men shave front of their head and wear hair in queues in the Manchu style