1645 in History – What happened in year 1645

In history, year 1645 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 1645.

Know what happened in 1645:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
10 July English Civil War-The Parliamentarians destroyed the lastRoyalist field army at the Battle of Langport, ultimately givingParliament control of the West of England.
14 JuneEnglish Civil War-In the Battle of Naseby, the main army ofKing Charles I was defeated by the Parliamentarian New Model Army underSir Thomas Fairfax and Oliver Cromwell.
24 SeptemberEnglish Civil War-Royalists under the personal command of KingCharles I suffered a significant defeat in the Battle of Rowton Heath.
21 JulyQing Dynasty regent Dorgon issued an edict ordering all HanChinese men to shave their forehead and braid the rest of their hairinto a queue identical to those of the Manchus.
10 JanuaryWilliam Laud (pictured), Archbishop of Canterbury and a ferventsupporter of King Charles I, was beheaded in the midst of the EnglishCivil War.
21 JulyQing dynasty regent Dorgon issued an edict ordering all HanChinese men to shave their forehead and braid the rest of their hairinto a queue identical to those of the Manchus.
14 JuneEnglish Civil War-In the Battle of Nase by, the main army of King Charles I was defeated by the Parliamentarian New Model Army under Sir Thomas Fairfax and Oliver Cromwell.
10 JanuaryWilliam Laud, Archbishop of Canterbury and a fervent supporter of King Charles I, was beheaded in the midst of the English Civil War.
14 JuneEnglish Civil War: In the Battle of Naseby, the main army of King Charles I was defeated by the Parliamentarian New Model Army under Sir Thomas Fairfax and Oliver Cromwell.
10 JulyEnglish Civil War: The Parliamentarians destroyed the last Royalist field army at the Battle of Langport, ultimately giving Parliament control of the West of England.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1645:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
10 AugustEusebio Kino / Priest / Italy
14 AugustCarlos de Sigüenza y Góngora / Scientist / Mexico
16 AugustJean de La Bruyère / Author / France
21 SeptemberLouis Jolliet / Explorer / Canada
22 January William Kidd / Sailor / Scotland
30 NovemberAndreas Werckmeister / Composer / Germany

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