1622 in History – What happened in year 1622

✅ Published on March 26th, 2009 in 17th Century in History

In history, year 1622 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1622.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1622 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
22 aprilAn Anglo-Persian force combined to take over the Portuguese Garrison at Hormuz Island in the Persian Gulf.
24 juneDutch–Portuguese War-An out numbered Portuguese force repelled a Dutch attack in the Battle of Macau, the only major military engagement that was fought between two European powers on the Chinese mainland.


Famous birthdays in the year 1622:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
05 AprilVincenzo Viviani / Mathematician / Italy
06 JuneClaude-Jean Allouez / Missionary / France
08 MayClaes Rålamb / Politician / Sweden
12 MayLouis de Buade de Frontenac / Politician / France
15 January Molière / Actor / France
17 AprilHenry Vaughan / Author / United Kingdom
22 MayLouis de Buade de Frontenac / Soldier / France
24 February Johannes Clauberg / Philosopher / Germany
27 February Carel Fabritius / Painter / Netherlands
28 January Adrien Auzout / Astronomer / France
30 SeptemberJohann Sebastiani / Composer / Germany
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