Zie: Wikipedia.
Gebeurtenissen:
De Turkse vorst en historicus Aboe'l Ghazi Bahadoer wordt khan van China.
Lodewijk XIII sterft. Anna van Oostenrijk, zijn gemalin, wordt regentes van
haar vijfjarig zoontje Lodewijk XIV en laat zich leiden door Mazarin.
Enkele Hollanders worden te Cambodja vermoord.
De barometer wordt uitgevonden door Evangelista Torricelli.

Geboren:
Cornelia Goudswaart.

Overleden:
- Lodewijk XIII.


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Events:
January 21 - Abel Tasman discovers Tonga.
May 14 - Four year-old Louis XIV becomes King of France upon the death of
his father, Louis XIII.
May 19 - Battle of Rocroi: French victory over the Spanish at Rocroi, France.
July 13 - English Civil War: Battle of Roundway Down - In England, Lord Henry
Wilmot
, Earl of Rochester, commanding the Royalist forces, wins a crushing
victory over the Parliamentarian Sir William Waller.
The Royalist forces supporting Charles I in the English Civil War win the Battle
of Adwalton Moor and gain control of Yorkshire.
End of the reign of Empress Meisho of Japan.
Emperor Go-Komyo ascends to the throne of Japan.
Evangelista Torricelli invents the mercury barometer.
New England Confederation is formed.
Battle of Tüttlingen fought.
Baden-Baden pillaged by the French.
First two volumes of the Acta Sanctorum published.
Paul Chomedey de Maisonneuve places the first cross atop Mount Royal.
Åmål is granted its city charter.

Ongoing events:
English Civil War (1642-1649).

Births:
August 21 - Future King Alphonso VI of Portugal.
Cornelia Goudswaart.
Future Ottoman sultan Ahmed II.

Deaths:
May 14 - Louis XIII of France.
November 11, Claudio Monteverdi, Italian composer.
Herman Wrangel, Swedish soldier and politician.


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