What Happened in 1622

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Historical Events

  • Jan 1 Papal Chancery adopts Jan 1 as beginning of the year (was Mar 25)
  • Jan 6 Pope Gregory XV forms Congregatio the Propagande Fide
  • Jan 7 Germany & Transylvania sign Peace of Nikolsburg
  • Feb 8 King James I disbands the English parliament
  • Mar 12 Ignatius of Loyola declared a saint
  • Mar 22 First American Indian (Powhattan) massacre of Europeans in Jamestown Virginia, 347 killed
  • Aug 10 John Mason and Ferdinando Gorges receive a land patent of the Province of Maine.
  • Sep 5 Richelieu appointed Cardinal under French King Louis XIII
  • Sep 6 Spanish silver fleet disappears off Florida Keys; 1,000s die
  • Oct 18 French King Louis XIII & Huguenots sign Treaty of Montpellier

World Leaders in 1622

Famous People Born in 1622

  • Jan 1 Isaac Sweers, Dutch Admiral/general/Civil rights activist
  • Jan 15 Molière, French playwright (d. 1673)
  • Jan 20 Susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns
  • Jan 28 Adrien Auzout, French astronomer (d. 1691)
  • Feb 13 Adam Pijnacker, landscape painter/etcher, baptized
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Famous Deaths

  • Jan 23 William Baffin, English explorer, dies at of a gunshot wound at about 38
  • Feb 11 Alfonso Fontanelli, composer, dies at 64
  • Feb 19 Sir Henry Savile, English educator (b. 1549)
  • Mar 5 Ranuccio I Farnese, Duke of Parma (b. 1569)
  • Apr 24 Fidelis of Sigmaringen, Swiss friar, martyr, and saint (b. 1577)
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