On This Day

What Happened in September 1622

Historical Events

  • Sep 5 Richelieu appointed Cardinal under French King Louis XIII
  • Sep 6 Spanish silver fleet disappears off Florida Keys; 1,000s die

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 4 Jacob Hintze, German composer, born in Bernau (d. 1702)
  • Sep 30 Johann Sebastiani, composer