|Centuries:||16th century - 17th century - 18th century|
|Decades:|| 1620s 1630s 1640s - 1650s - 1660s 1670s 1680s
|Years:||1647 1648 1649 - 1650 - 1651 1652 1653|
|1650 in topic:|
|Subjects: Archaeology – Architecture –|
|Art – Literature – Music – Science|
|Leaders: State leaders – Colonial governors|
|Category: Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Births – Deaths – Works|
Year 1650 (MDCL) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar, or a common year starting on Tuesday (Julian-1650) of the 10-day slower Julian calendar.
Events of 1650 Edit
- April 27 – Battle of Carbisdale: A Royalist army invades mainland Scotland from the Orkney Islands but is defeated by a Covenanter army.
- May – The New Model Army is decimated at the siege of Clonmel.
- June 9 The Harvard Corporation, the more powerful of the two administrative boards of Harvard, is established (the first legal corporation in the Americas).
- June 23 – Claimant King Charles II of England, Scotland and Ireland arrives in Scotland, the only of the three Kingdoms that has accepted him as ruler.
- August 23 – Colonel George Monck forms Monck's Regiment of Foot, forerunner of the Coldstream Guards.
- September 3 – Third English Civil War: Battle of Dunbar (1650).
- September 29 – Henry Robinson opens his Office of Addresses and Encounters (the first historically documented dating service) in Threadneedle Street, London.
- November 4 – William III of Orange becomes Prince of the House of Orange the moment of his birth, succeeding his father who had died a few days earlier. He doesn't become stadtholder, so the United Provinces become a true republic.
- December 25 – Thomas Cooper, former Usher of Gresham's School, England, is hanged as a Royalist rebel.
- The first modern Palio horserace is held in Siena.
- Puritans chop down the original Glastonbury Thorn.
- Captain James Hind makes an abortive attempt to seize power in England.
- Jews are allowed to return to France and England.
- Cafés begin to become popular in Europe.
- Three-wheeled wheelchairs are used in Nuremberg.
- The Age of Discovery ends.
- Ann Greene, who had been hanged for infanticide in Edinburgh, wakes up on an autopsy table; she is pardoned.
- Abyssinia deports Portuguese diplomats and missionaries.
- Einkommende Zeitungen becomes the first German newspaper (cancelled 1918).
- The town of Sharon, Massachusetts is founded.
- Estimation: Istanbul becomes the largest city of the world, taking the lead from Beijing.
|Gregorian calendar|| 1650 |
|Ab urbe condita||2403|
|Armenian calendar|| 1099 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-194 – -193|
|Coptic calendar||1366 – 1367|
|Ethiopian calendar||1642 – 1643|
|Hebrew calendar||5410 – 5411|
|- Vikram Samvat||1705 – 1706|
|- Shaka Samvat||1572 – 1573|
|- Kali Yuga||4751 – 4752|
|Iranian calendar||1028 – 1029|
|Islamic calendar||1059 – 1061|
|Japanese calendar|| Keian
|- Imperial Year|| Kōki 2310|
|Thai solar calendar||2193|
- February 2 – Nell Gwynne, English actress and royal mistress (d. 1687)
- February 5 – Anne-Jules, 2nd duc de Noailles, French general (d. 1708)
- April 20 – William Bedloe, English informer (d. 1680)
- May 26 – John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, British general (d. 1722)
- August 16 – Vincenzo Coronelli, Italian cartographer and encylopedist (d. 1718)
- September 23 – Jeremy Collier, English theatre critic, non-juror bishop and theologian (d. 1726)
- November 14 – King William III of England, Scotland, and Ireland (d. 1702)
- November 7 – John Robinson, English diplomat (d. 1723)
- February 11 – René Descartes, French philosopher (b. 1596)
- April 18 – Simonds d'Ewes, English antiquarian and politician (b. 1602)
- April 21 – Yagyū Jūbei Mitsuyoshi, Japanese samurai (b. 1607)
- May 21 – James Graham, 1st Marquess of Montrose, Scottish royalist (b. 1612)
- June 18 – Christoph Scheiner, German astronomer (b. 1573 or 1575)
- June 19 – Matthäus Merian, Swiss engraver (b. 1593)
- August 25 – Richard Crashaw, English poet (b. c. 1613)
- October 29 – David Calderwood, Scottish historian (b. 1575)
- November 6 – William II, Prince of Orange (b. 1626)
- November 24 – Manuel Cardoso, Portuguese composer (b. 1566)
- December 31 – Dorgon, Manchu prince (b. 1612)
- date unknown -
People of the year 1650 at Familypedia
91 people were born in 1650
46 children were born to the 34 women born in 1650
45 people died in 1650
2918 people lived in 1650
Events of the year 1650 at FamilypediaEdit
73 people were married in 1650.
There were 1 military battles in 1650.
|Battle of Dunbar (1650)||3 September 1650|
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