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Heads of State · Nekrolog

Battle formation near Mingolsheim
The Protestants are victorious in the Battle of Mingolsheim .
Coat of arms Paris by Lodrons
Paris by Lodron opens the University of Salzburg .
Battle of Höchst (contemporary leaflet)
In the battle of Höchst
the imperial soldiers under Johann t'Serclaes von Tilly win .
1622 in other calendars
Armenian calendar 1070/71 (turn of the year July)
Ethiopian calendar 1614/15 (10/11 September)
Bengali solar calendar 1027/28 (beginning of April 14th or 15th)
Buddhist calendar 2165/66 (southern Buddhism); 2164/65 (alternative calculation according to Buddhas Parinirvana )
Chinese calendar 71st (72nd) cycle

Year of the Water Dog壬戌 ( at the beginning of the year metal rooster 辛酉)

Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam) 984/985 (turn of the year April)
Dangun era (Korea) 3955/56 (October 2/3)
Iranian calendar 1000/01
Islamic calendar 1031/32 (turn of the year 4th / 5th November)
Jewish calendar 5382/83 (September 4th / 5th)
Coptic calendar 1338/39 (September 10-11)
Malayalam calendar 797/798
Seleucid era Babylon: 1932/33 (turn of the year April)

Syria: 1933/34 (turn of the year October)

Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar) 1678/79 (April)


Politics and world events

Europe / Thirty Years War / Eighty Years War

Battle of Wimpfen (from Matthäus Merian's Theatrum Europaeum )
Battle of Höchst, contemporary illustration
Battle of Fleurus, Vicente Carducho



Odoardo I. Farnese


Contemporary depiction of the Jamestown massacre on a woodcut by Theodor de Bry
  • March 22 : Pamunkey Indians, under Sachem Opechancanough, raid farms and homes around Jamestown , Virginia, James City County. With his warriors he destroyed over seventy English settlements. Of the more than 1,200 men and women in the colony, 347 are killed in the so-called Jamestown massacre . When the survivors ask Opechancanough and his leaders for a meeting, they attack the Indians, but Opechancanough escapes.



The Laughing and wainend Müntz Legat , contemporary pamphlet with Valvationstabelle that the decay of different currencies during the Kipper and Wipper period shows
Double show thaler from the city of Magdeburg from 1622

science and technology


Ice cream fun on the moat




First half of the year

Molière, 1658
Johannes Clauberg
Silvius Nimrod I.

Second half of the year

Exact date of birth unknown


First half of the year

Second half of the year

Exact date of death unknown

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