622

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This article is about the year 622. For the number, see 622 (number).
Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 6th century7th century8th century
Decades: 590s  600s  610s  – 620s –  630s  640s  650s
Years: 619 620 621622623 624 625
622 by topic
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622 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 622
DCXXII
Ab urbe condita 1375
Armenian calendar 71
ԹՎ ՀԱ
Assyrian calendar 5372
Bahá'í calendar −1222 – −1221
Bengali calendar 29
Berber calendar 1572
English Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar 1166
Burmese calendar −16
Byzantine calendar 6130–6131
Chinese calendar 辛巳(Metal Snake)
3318 or 3258
    — to —
壬午年 (Water Horse)
3319 or 3259
Coptic calendar 338–339
Discordian calendar 1788
Ethiopian calendar 614–615
Hebrew calendar 4382–4383
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 678–679
 - Shaka Samvat 544–545
 - Kali Yuga 3723–3724
Holocene calendar 10622
Igbo calendar −378 – −377
Iranian calendar 0–1
Islamic calendar 0–1
Japanese calendar N/A
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar 622
DCXXII
Korean calendar 2955
Minguo calendar 1290 before ROC
民前1290年
Thai solar calendar 1165

Year 622 (DCXXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The denomination 622 for this year has been used since the early medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the prevalent method in Europe for naming years.

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Religion[edit]

  • June 13Muhammad, after being warned of a plot to assassinate him, left his home in Mecca to emigrate to Medina along with his companion Abu Bakr. They took refuge in the Cave of Thawr south of Mecca for three days.
  • June 27 – Muhammad did not enter Medina directly, but stopped at its outlying environs of Quba. He established the Quba Mosque there, the first mosque of Islam. On July 1, he made his first visit to Medina for Friday prayers.
  • July 11 – After a fourteen days’ stay in Quba, Muhammad moved from Quba to Medina, and was greeted cordially by its people. There he formally established the first Muslim ummah. The year during which the emigration to Medina occurred is designated "Year One" of the Anno Hegirae (AH).[2]
  • Xuanzang is fully ordained as a Buddhist monk at the age of 20.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Kaegi 2003, p. 116
  2. ^ F. A. Shamsi, "The Date of Hijrah", Islamic Studies 23 (1984): 189-224, 289-323.
  3. ^ Howgego, Raymond John (2003). Encyclopedia of exploration to 1800. Hordern House. p. 522. ISBN 978-1-875567-36-2. 
  4. ^ Illustrated Dictionary of the Muslim World. Marshall Cavendish. 2010. pp. 122–123. ISBN 978-0-7614-7929-1. 
  5. ^ DeBlasi, Anthony (2002). Reform in the balance: the defense of literary culture in mid-Tang China. SUNY Press. p. 170. ISBN 978-0-7914-5436-7. 
  6. ^ Holtzclaw, R. Fulton (1980). The Saints Go Marching In. Keeble Press. p. 24. 
  7. ^ Woo, X. L. (2008). "622#v=onepage&q&f=false Empress Wu the Great: Tang Dynasty China. Algora Publishing. p. 19. ISBN 978-0-87586-660-4. 
  8. ^ The New Encyclopædia Britannica: Micropædia (15th ed.). Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. 1991. p. 765. ISBN 978-0-85229-529-8.