What Happened in December 1622

Famous Birthdays

  • Dec 16 Cort Adeler, Norwegian admiral ship builder (served Dutch, Venetian and Danish navies), born in Brevik, Norway (d. 1675)

Famous Deaths

  • Dec 13 Jan Campanus, composer, dies at 50
  • Dec 28 Francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva, writer and saint, dies at 55