Calendar overview 622
Byzantine Emperor Herakleios begins
the counter-offensive against the Persians under Chosrau II.
|622 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||70/71 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1165/66 (southern Buddhism); 1164/65 (alternative calculation according to Buddhas Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||55th (56th) cycle|
|Islamic calendar||The year 1 begins with the hijra on July 16|
|Jewish calendar||4382/83 (September 10-11)|
from urbe condita MCCCLXXV (1375)
Diocletian's era : 338/339 (November turn of the year)
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 932/933 (April)
Syria: 933/934 (October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||678/679 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
- Roman-Persian Wars : Emperor Herakleios begins the Eastern Roman counteroffensive against the previously victorious Persians under Chosrau II.
- July 16 : Beginning of the Islamic calendar ; Friday 1st Muharram is the first day of the year of Hijra .
- September 9th : Mohammed and his followers leave Mecca (beginning of the Hijra).
- September 20 : Mohammed arrives in Qubāʾ and there forms a political-religious community that gives Mohammed rules and defends itself militarily against external resistance. This day is traditionally celebrated in Islam as the Hijra Day.
- September 24 : Mohammed arrives in Yathrib (later: Medina ) and thus concludes his hijra.
- In Medina, upon his arrival in Yathrib, Mohammed agreed the “ Municipal Code of Medina ” with the emigrants from Mecca, his followers in Yathrib and various Jewish tribes .