On This Day

What Happened in March 1622

Historical Events

  • Mar 12 Ignatius of Loyola declared a saint
  • Mar 22 First American Indian (Powhatan) massacre of Europeans in Jamestown Virginia, 347 killed

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 5 Ranuccio I Farnese, Duke of Parma and Piacenza (1592-1622), dies at 52