On This Day

Historical Events in May 1648

  • May 13 Construction of the Red Fort at Delhi is completed.
  • May 15 Treaty of Munster ratified by Spain & Netherlands
  • May 16 Battle of Zhovti Vody: Bohdan Chmielricki's cosacks defeat Polish King John Casimir after 18 days of battle
  • May 17 Emperor Ferdinand III defeats Maximilian I of Bavaria