1651 in History – What happened in year 1651

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

In history, year 1651 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 1651.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1651 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
28 juneThe Battle of Berestechko between Poland and Ukraine started. It was a battle of a Cossack rebellion in Ukraine that took place in the years 1648–1657 after the expiration of a two-year truce. Fought over three days from 28 to 30 June 1651, the battle took place in the province of Volhynia, on the hilly plain south of the Styr River.
28 juneKhmelnyt sky Uprising-The Zaporozhian Cossacks began clashing with forces of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth at the Battle of Berestechko in the Volhynia Region of present-day Ukraine.
30 juneKhmelnytsky Uprising-Ukrainian Cossacks and their CrimeanTatar allies were annihilated by a Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth armyin the Battle of Berestechko, probably the largest land battle in the17th century.
03 septemberEnglish Parliamentarian forces under Oliver Cromwell won theBattle of Worcester, the final battle of the Third English Civil War.
01 JanuaryCharles II Stuart became King of Scotland.


Famous birthdays in the year 1651:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
04 March John Somers / Politician / United Kingdom
06 AprilAndré Dacier / Academic / France
10 AprilEhrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus / Mathematician / Germany
12 NovemberJuana Inés de la Cruz / Poet / Mexico
13 January Henry Booth / Politician / United Kingdom
16 SeptemberEngelbert Kaempfer / Physician / Germany
22 JulyFerdinand Tobias Richter / Organist / Austria
25 February Johann Philipp Krieger / Composer / Germany
27 MayLouis Antoine de Noailles / Cardinal / France
28 DecemberJohann Krieger / Composer / Germany
30 AprilJean-Baptiste de La Salle / Priest / France
31 March Charles II / King / Germany
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