On This Day

What Happened in 622 AD

Historical Events

  • Jul 16 Muslim Era begins - Muhammad begins flight from Mecca to Medina (Hijra)
  • Sep 20 Islamic Prophet Muhammed/Abu Bakr arrives in Jathrib (Medina)

Famous People Who Died in 622 AD

  • Apr 8 Prince Shōtoku, Japanese regent and politician who promoted Buddhism (Hōryū-ji temple), dies at about 48