1649 in History – What happened in year 1649

In history, year 1649 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 1649.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1649:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
30 januaryEnglish Civil War-King Charles I, who was defeated in both the First and the Second Civil Wars, was beheaded for high treason infront of the Banqueting House in London.
02 septemberForces loyal to Pope Innocent X destroyed the ancient Italiancity of Castro, ending the Wars of Castro.
11 septemberCromwellian conquest of Ireland-Oliver Cromwell's New Model Army ended the Siege of Drogheda, took over the town and massacred its garrison.
30 JanuaryEmperor of England Charles I was beheaded.
09 FebruaryDemocracy began in Britain and Oliver Cromwell became President.


Famous birthdays in the year 1649:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
05 AprilElihu Yale / Philanthropist / United States of America
09 AprilJames Scott / Politician / United Kingdom
11 February William Carstares / Academic / Scotland
13 JuneAdrien Baillet / Scholar / France
15 SeptemberTitus Oates / Politician / United Kingdom

Famous Indian Personalities Birthdays in the year 1649:

YearName / Profession / Country
03 MayChhatrasal / Warrior / India

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