1650 in History – What happened in year 1650

✅ Published on March 27th, 2009 in 17th Century in History

In history, year 1650 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 1650.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1650 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
23 augustGeneral George Monck founded 'Monck's Regiment of Foot', the predecessor to the Coldstream Guards, in England's New Model Army,making the regiment the oldest one in the Regular Army in continuousactive service.
29 SeptemberThe first marriage bureau started in England.


Famous birthdays in the year 1650:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
02 February Nell Gwyn / Actress / United Kingdom
05 February Anne Jules de Noailles / General / France
07 NovemberJohn Robinson / Diplomat / United Kingdom
11 January Diana Glauber / Painter / Netherlands
16 AugustVincenzo Coronelli / Publisher / Italy
20 AprilWilliam Bedloe / Spy / United Kingdom
21 OctoberJean Bart / Admiral / France
22 MayRichard Brakenburgh / Painter / Netherlands
23 SeptemberJeremy Collier / Bishop / United Kingdom
26 MayJohn Churchill / Politician / United Kingdom
29 January Juan de Galavís / Bishop / Spain
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