December 1643 in history

December 1643 events chronologically

Dec 13 English Civil War: The Battle of Alton takes place in Hampshire
Dec 25 Christmas Island found and named by Captain William Mynors of the East India Company vessel, the Royal Mary

Born in December 1643

Dec 7 Giovanni Battista Falda an Italian architect, engraver and artist. He is known for his engravings of both contemporary and antique structures of Rome
Dec 10 Johann Adam Reincken a Dutch/German organist and composer. He was one of the most important German composers of the 17th century, a friend of Dieterich Buxtehude and a major influence on Johann Sebastian Bach; however, very few of his works survive to this day

Died in December 1643

Dec 8 John Pym an English parliamentarian, leader of the Long Parliament and a prominent critic of Kings James I and then Charles He was one of the Five Members whose attempted arrest by King Charles I in the House of Commons of England in 1642 sparked the Civil War.