1620s

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The 1620's decade ran from January 1, 1620, to December 31, 1629.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
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Events

1620

September: Battle of Cecora.

January–June

July–December

Date unknown

1621


January–June

July–December

Date unknown


1622


January–June

July–December

Date unknown


1623


January–June

July–December

Date unknown


1624

January–June

July–December

Date unknown


1625

January–June

July–December

Date unknown


1626


January–June

July–December

Date unknown

  • Battle of Ningyuan in Xingcheng, Liaoning, China: With a much smaller force, the Ming Dynasty commander Yuan Chonghuan defeats the Manchu tribal leader Nurhaci, who dies soon after and is succeeded by Huang Taiji.
  • When Quebec was first established, its settlers depended on supplies sent from France. However, Samuel de Champlain wants the settlement at Quebec to be able to survive on its own. In 1626, Champlain decides to build a farm to raise livestock, or animals to provide food for the people living in the habitation. Champlain describes the construction of Cap tourmente (Kap toor-mont) Farm, in one of his journals.
  • The Würzburg witch trial, which will lead to the mass executions of hundreds of people until 1631, begins.


1627


January–December

Date unknown


1628


January–June

July–December

Date unknown

  • The first black slaves arrive in Dutch Manhattan.


1629


January–June

July–December

Undated


Significant people

Births

Deaths

In fiction

References

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