On This Day

What Happened in February 1622

Historical Events

Historic Event

Feb 8 King James I disbands the English parliament

Famous Birthdays

  • Feb 13 Adam Pijnacker, Dutch landscape painter and etcher, baptized
  • Feb 24 Johannes Clauberg, German theologian and philosopher (d. 1665)
  • Feb 27 Rembrandt Carel Fabritius, Dutch painter

Famous Deaths

  • Feb 11 Alfonso Fontanelli, Italian composer (Ferrara School), dies at 64
  • Feb 19 Sir Henry Savile, English scholar and educator, translated the New Testament into English, dies at 72