What Happened in 1643

  • Battle of Rocroi

    The Battle of Rocroi was fought on 19 May 1643, late in the Thirty Years' War. It resulted in a decisive victory of the French army under the Duc... Read more

  • Battle of Tuttlingen

    The Battle of Tuttlingen was fought in Tuttlingen on November 24, 1643. Those involved in the conflict were the French forces led by Marshal Josias... Read more

  • Christmas Island Discovered

    British and Dutch navigators first included the island on their charts in the early seventeenth century, and Captain William Mynors of the British... Read more