July 2: Battle of Marston Moor, a crushing victory for the Parliamentary side
of the English Civil War ends Charles I's hold on the north of England.
September 2: Second Battle of Lostwithiel, the last major victory forCharles I
and the Royalist side in the English Civil War.Pope Innocent X
is elected to the Papacy, in Rome.
A peasant revolt brings an end to the Ming Dynasty in China. They are
succeeded by the Qing Dynasty, sometimes known as the Manchu Emperors.Ongoing events
English Civil War (1642-1649).Births
September 25 - Ole Rømer
, Danish astronomer.Johannes de Kanter
July 29: Urban VIII
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