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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 16th century17th century18th century
Decades: 1610s  1620s  1630s  – 1640s –  1650s  1660s  1670s
Years: 1646 1647 164816491650 1651 1652

Events

  • Robert Blake is promoted to become an Admiral of the English fleet
  • August 15 – Admiral Robert Blake blockades Prince Rupert to allow Oliver Cromwell to land in Dublin and begin the Cromwellian conquest of Ireland
  • September 2 – The Italian city of Castro is completely destroyed by the forces of Pope Innocent X, ending the Wars of Castro.
  • Unknown date – Urga founded (now Mongolian capital)
  • Digger movement crushed at St George's Hill

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