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.

Know what happened in 1649:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
11 September Cromwellian conquest of Ireland-Oliver Cromwell's New ModelArmy ended the Siege of Drogheda, took over the town and massacred itsgarrison.
30 January English Civil War-King Charles I , who was defeated in both the First and the Second Civil Wars, was beheaded for high treason in front 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 ModelArmy ended the Siege of Drogheda, took over the town and massacred itsgarrison.
30 JanuaryEnglish Civil War-King Charles I, who was defeated in boththe First and the Second Civil Wars, was beheaded for high treason infront of the Banqueting House in London.


List of 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

List of famous Indian birthdays in the year 1649:

YearName / Profession / Country
03 MayChhatrasal / Warrior / India

More years: 1609 | 1619 | 1629 | 1639 | 1649 | 1659 | 1669 | 1679 | 1689 | 1699 || 1549 | 1649 | 1749 | 1849 | 1949

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