1643 in History – What happened in year 1643

✅ Published on March 26th, 2009 in 17th Century in History

In history, year 1643 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1643.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1643 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
13 decemberFirst English Civil War-Parliamentary forces serving under Sir William Waller led a successful surprise attack on a winter garrison of Royalist infantry and cavalry.
25 decemberCaptain William Mynors of the East India Company vessel, theRoyal Mary, landed at an uninhabited island and named it Christmas Island.
13 MayAn earthquake in Chile killed one-third of the total population.
14 OctoberMughal Emperor Bahadur Shah I of Delhi India) was born.
04 JanuaryIsaac Newton, a British physicist, thinker and mathematician, was born. He discovered the main law of gravity or gravity.

Famous birthdays in the year 1643:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 NovemberJohn Strype / Historian / United Kingdom
06 February Johann Kasimir Kolbe von Wartenberg / Politician / Prussia
07 DecemberGiovanni Battista Falda / Architect / Italy
07 MayStephanus Van Cortlandt / Politician / United States of America
16 February John Sharp / Bishop / United Kingdom
16 NovemberJean Chardin / Jeweler / United Kingdom
18 SeptemberGilbert Burnet / Historian / Scotland
22 NovemberRené-Robert Cavelier / Explorer / France
25 February Ahmed II / Sultan / Turkey
25 March Louis Moréri / Scholar / France
27 SeptemberSolomon Stoddard / Pastor / United States of America
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