On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1654

Historical Events

  • Jacob Barsimson arrives in New Amsterdam (modern day Manhattan) aboard the Peartree, one of the first Jewish colonists
1654 Highlights

About August 22, 1654

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 366 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo