On This Day

February 1622 in History

Events in History

Historic Event

Feb 8 King James I disbands the English parliament

Birthdays in History

  • Feb 13 Adam Pijnacker, Dutch landscape painter and etcher, baptized
  • Feb 24 Johannes Clauberg, German theologian and philosopher (d. 1665)
  • Feb 27 Rembrandt Carel Fabritius, Dutch painter

Deaths in History

  • Feb 19 Sir Henry Savile, English scholar and educator, translated the New Testament into English, dies at 72