On This Day

What Happened on January 1, 1622

Historical Events

  • Papal Chancery adopts Jan 1 as beginning of the year (was Mar 25)

Famous Birthdays

  • Isaac Sweers, Dutch Admiral/general/Civil rights activist
1622 Highlights

About January 1, 1622

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 399 years, 9 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn