May 22, 2022



January 21 - Abel Tasman discovers Tonga February 6 - Abel Tasman discovers Fiji May 14 - Louis XIV of France succeeds Louis XIII May 19 - France defeats Spain at the Battle of Rocroi June 30 - English Civil War: The Royalists win the Battle of Adwalton Moor July 13 - English Civil War: The Royalists win the Battle of Roundway Down An Calbhach mac Aodha O Conchochair Donn was installed as the last king of Connacht Austria-Hungary defeated France at the Battle of Duttlingen December 12 - Hannibal feud between Denmark-Norway and Sweden (1643–1645)


Norway gets its first printing plant. Christian IV's great recess (legislation) The construction of Skåne's fortification in Levanger is started


December 25, 1642 - Isaac Newton, English scientist (d. 1727) Marc-Antoine Charpentier, French composer (d. 1704)


May 14 - Louis XIII of France (b. 1601) November 29 - Claudio Monteverdi, Italian composer (b. 1567)