What Happened In History Year 1645

Historical Events for the Year 1645

  • 10th January » Archbishop William Laud is beheaded at the Tower of London.
  • 14th June » English Civil War: Battle of Naseby 12,000 Roundhead e.g Royalist forces are beaten by 15,000 Long Parliament named Parliamentarian soldiers.
  • 10th July » English Civil War: The Battle of Langport takes place.
  • 21st July » Qing Dynasty regent Dorgon issues an Queue (hairstyle) Queue Order called edict ordering all Han Chinese men to shave their forehead and braid the rest of their hair into a queue identical to those of the Manchus.
  • 24th September » Battle of Rowton Heath, Roundhead Parliamentarian victory over a Cavalier Royalist army commanded in person by Charles I of England King Charles
  • 8th October » Jeanne Mance opened the Hôtel-Dieu de Montréal, the first lay hospital in North America.

Famous Birthdays in 1645

  • 9th February » Johann Aegidius Bach, German viola player (d. 1716)
  • 22nd February » Johann Ambrosius Bach, German violinist and composer (d. 1695)
  • 22nd February » Johann Christoph Bach (1645–93) called Johann Christoph Bach, German pianist and composer (d. 1693)
  • 22nd May » Charles Louis Simonneau, French engraver (d. 1728)
  • 10th August » Eusebio Kino, Italian priest and missionary (d. 1711)
  • 16th August » Jean de La Bruyère, French philosopher (d. 1696)
  • 21st September » Louis Jolliet, Canadian explorer (d. 1700)
  • 30th November » Andreas Werckmeister, German organist, composer, and theorist (d. 1706)

Famous Deaths in History for 1645

  • 10th January » William Laud, English archbishop (b. 1573)
  • 10th February » Dorothea Sophia, Abbess of Quedlinburg (b. 1587)
  • 16th February » Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba (1585–1645) called Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba, Spanish general and politician, 24th Governor of the Duchy of Milan (b. 1585)
  • 16th April » Tobias Hume, Scottish soldier, viol player, and composer (b. 1569)
  • 20th May » Shi Kefa, Chinese general and calligrapher (b. 1601)
  • 13th June » Miyamoto Musashi, Japanese samurai (b. 1584)
  • 12th July » Michael I of Russia (b. 1596)
  • 17th July » Robert Carr, 1st Earl of Somerset, English politician, Lord Chamberlain e.g Lord Chamberlain of the United Kingdom (b. 1587)
  • 22nd July » Gaspar de Guzmán, Count-Duke of Olivares (b. 1587)
  • 6th August » Lionel Cranfield, 1st Earl of Middlesex, English merchant and politician (b. 1575)
  • 18th August » Eudoxia Streshneva, Russian wife of Michael I of Russia (b. 1608)
  • 28th August » Hugo Grotius, Dutch playwright, philosopher, and jurist (b. 1583)
  • 31st August » Francesco Bracciolini, Italian poet (b. 1566)
  • 8th September » Francisco de Quevedo, Spanish poet and politician (b. 1580)

Historical events for the year 1645 by month