1620

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1620 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1620
MDCXX
Ab urbe condita2373
Armenian calendar1069
ԹՎ ՌԿԹ
Assyrian calendar6370
Balinese saka calendar1541–1542
Bengali calendar1027
Berber calendar2570
English Regnal year17 Ja. 1 – 18 Ja. 1
Buddhist calendar2164
Burmese calendar982
Byzantine calendar7128–7129
Chinese calendar己未年 (Earth Goat)
4316 or 4256
    — to —
庚申年 (Metal Monkey)
4317 or 4257
Coptic calendar1336–1337
Discordian calendar2786
Ethiopian calendar1612–1613
Hebrew calendar5380–5381
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1676–1677
 - Shaka Samvat1541–1542
 - Kali Yuga4720–4721
Holocene calendar11620
Igbo calendar620–621
Iranian calendar998–999
Islamic calendar1029–1030
Japanese calendarGenna 6
(元和6年)
Javanese calendar1540–1542
Julian calendarGregorian minus 10 days
Korean calendar3953
Minguo calendar292 before ROC
民前292年
Nanakshahi calendar152
Thai solar calendar2162–2163
Tibetan calendar阴土羊年
(female Earth-Goat)
1746 or 1365 or 593
    — to —
阳金猴年
(male Iron-Monkey)
1747 or 1366 or 594
September: Battle of Cecora.

1620 (MDCXX) was a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar, the 1620th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 620th year of the 2nd millennium, the 20th year of the 17th century, and the 1st year of the 1620s decade. As of the start of 1620, the Gregorian calendar was 10 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Events[edit]

November 21: The Mayflower arrives at Cape Cod.

January–March[edit]

  • January 3 – A fleet of Spanish ships, commanded by Lorenzo de Zuazola to travel to the Philippines, runs into a violent storm after its departure from Cadiz, with the loss of many lives, including Zuazola. [1]
  • January 7Ben Jonson's play News from the New World Discovered in the Moon is given its first performance, a presentation to King James I of England. In addition to dialogue about actual observations made by telescope of the Moon, the play includes a fanciful discussion of a lunar civilization a dance by the "Volatees", the lunar race. [2]
  • January 22 – In France, Charles d'Albert, duc de Luynes and his wife, the Duchess Marie de Rohan, sign a marriage contract on behalf of their one-year-old daughter to be engaged to the year-old son of Charles, Duke of Guise. [3]
  • January 26Karan Singh II becomes the new ruler of the Kingdom of Mewar (in what is now the state of Rajasthan in India) upon the death of his father, the Maharana Amar Singh I.
  • February 4 – Prince Bethlen Gabor signs a peace treaty with Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor.
  • March 22 – King Karma Phuntsok Namgyal of Tibet dies of smallpox after a reign of less than two years, after Ngawang Namgyal of Bhutan casts a tantric spell over him. [4]
  • March 24 – English sailor Owen Fitzpen is captured by Turkish pirates while on a trading voyage in the Mediterranean Sea and sold into slavery. He remains a slave in North Africa for seven years until he and 10 other slaves are able to take over a Turkish ship and sail back to Europe.

April–June[edit]

July–September[edit]

October–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

Ongoing[edit]

Births[edit]

January–March[edit]

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July–September[edit]

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Deaths[edit]

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April–June[edit]

July–September[edit]

October–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ John Newsome Crossley, Hernando de Los Ríos Coronel and the Spanish Philippines in the Golden Age (Ashgate Publishing, 2011) p. 162
  2. ^ Julie Sanders, Ben Jonson's Theatrical Republics (Palgrave Macmillan, 1998)
  3. ^ Sharon Kettering, Power and Reputation at the Court of Louis XIII: The Career of Charles d'Albert, duc de Luynes (1578–1621) (Manchester University Press, 2008) pp.91-92
  4. ^ Tsepon W.D. Shakabpa, One Hundred Thousand Moons (Leiden 2010) p.333
  5. ^ Worden, Nigel; Van Heyningen, Elizabeth; Bickford-Smith, Vivian (1998). Cape Town – the Making of a City: an Illustrated Social History. ISBN 9065501614. Retrieved November 22, 2007.
  6. ^ a b c d e Ames, Azel (1901). The May-Flower and Her Log. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Retrieved June 30, 2019.
  7. ^ National History of France. AMS Press. 1967. p. 22.
  8. ^ YLE: Kokkolan perustajasta puuveistos Suntin varteen (in Finnish)
  9. ^ Historia - Kokkola (in Finnish)
  10. ^ Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. ISBN 0-304-35730-8.
  11. ^ Pierre Crabitès (1936). Beneš, Statesman of Central Europe. Coward-McCann, Incorporated. p. 7.
  12. ^ "Chronology of Early New England, 1602–1620". Virtual Jamestown. Retrieved December 26, 2022.
  13. ^ Stith, William (1747). The History of Virginia. Virginia: Reprint Company. p. Book 4, Page 182. ISBN 9780871520265. Retrieved September 10, 2022.
  14. ^ Stratton, J. M. (1969). Agricultural Records. John Baker. ISBN 0-212-97022-4.
  15. ^ "Mirror of the Cruel and Horrible Spanish Tyranny Perpetrated in the Netherlands, by the Tyrant, the Duke of Alba, and Other Commanders of King Philip II". World Digital Library. 1620. Retrieved August 25, 2013.
  16. ^ Hugh Chisholm; James Louis Garvin (1926). The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature & General Information. Encyclopædia Britannica Company, Limited. p. 216.
  17. ^ Beatrice Saunders (1959). Portraits of Genius. J. Murray. p. 27. ISBN 978-0-7195-1215-5.
  18. ^ The Encyclopedia Americana. Grolier Incorporated. 2002. p. 200. ISBN 978-0-7172-0135-8.
  19. ^ Pavel, Lilia Zabolotnaia (2012). "The Story of the Courtship of Catherine 'the Circassian', the Second Wife of the Prince Vasile Lupu" (PDF). Codrul Cosminului. 18 (1): 43–50. Archived (PDF) from the original on October 9, 2022. Retrieved April 29, 2015.
  20. ^ "Thomas Campion | English poet and musician". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved April 20, 2021.
  21. ^ William Corr (1995). Adams the Pilot: The Life and Times of Captain William Adams, 1564-1620. Routledge. p. 166. ISBN 978-1-873410-44-8.
  22. ^ Inachim, Kyra (2008). "Herrschaft der letzten Greifengeneration". Die Geschichte Pommerns (in German). Rostock: Hinstorff. ISBN 978-3-356-01044-2.