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|Centuries:||16th century – 17th century – 18th century|
|Decades:||1620s 1630s 1640s – 1650s – 1660s 1670s 1680s|
|Years:||1648 1649 1650 – 1651 – 1652 1653 1654|
|1651 by topic:|
|Arts and Science|
|Architecture - Art - Literature - Music - Science|
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|Colonial governors - State leaders|
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|Births - Deaths|
|Establishments and disestablishments categories|
|Establishments - Disestablishments|
|Ab urbe condita||2404|
|English Regnal year||2 Cha. 2 – 3 Cha. 2
— to —辛卯年十一月十九日
|- Vikram Samvat||1707–1708|
|- Shaka Samvat||1573–1574|
|- Kali Yuga||4752–4753|
|- Ǹrí Ìgbò||651–652|
|Japanese calendar||Keian 4
|Juche calendar||N/A (before 1912)|
|Julian calendar||Gregorian minus 10 days|
|Minguo calendar||261 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||2194|
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- January 1 – Charles II is crowned King of Scotland at Scone (his first crowning).
- February 22 – St. Peter's Flood – First storm tide in the North Sea strikes the coast of Germany, drowning thousands. The island of Juist is split in half and the western half of Buise is probably washed away.
- March 4–5 – St. Peter's Flood – Another storm tide in the North Sea strikes the Netherlands, flooding Amsterdam.
- June 28–30 – Battle of Berestechko in the Ukraine: The army of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth defeats the Zaporozhian Cossacks in one of the biggest land battles of the century, with some 205,000 troops in the field.
- July 20 – Battle of Inverkeithing in Scotland: The English Parliamentarian New Model Army under Major-General John Lambert defeats a Scottish Covenanter army acting on behalf of Charles II, led by Sir John Brown of Fordell.
- September 3 – English Civil War – Battle of Worcester: the future King Charles II of England is defeated in the last major battle of the war.
- October – An English diplomatic team headed by Oliver St John goes to The Hague to negotiate an alliance between the Commonwealth of England and the Dutch Republic.
- October 14 – Laws are passed in Massachusetts forbidding poor people from adopting excessive styles of dress.
- October 15 – Escape of Charles II to France.
- The Keian Uprising fails in Japan.
- Madanmohan-jiu Temple built at Samta (India), a village in the Howrah district of West Bengal.
- January 3 – Henry Booth, 1st Earl of Warrington, English politician (d. 1694)
- March 4 – John Somers, 1st Baron Somers, Lord Chancellor of England (d. 1716)
- March 31 – Karl II, Elector Palatine (d. 1685)
- April 6 – André Dacier, French classical scholar (d. 1722)
- April 10 – Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus, German mathematician (d. 1708)
- April 21 – Blessed Joseph Vaz, Apostle of Ceylon (d. 1711)
- April 30 – Jean-Baptiste de la Salle, French educational reformer (d. 1719)
- May 27 – Louis-Antoine, Cardinal de Noailles (d. 1729)
- September 1 – Nataliya Kyrillovna Naryshkina, Tsaritsa of Russia (d. 1694)
- September 16 – Engelbert Kaempfer, German physician and traveler (d. 1716)
- October 21 – Jean Bart, French admiral (d. 1702)
- date unknown – Gorgin Khan, Persian Governor of Kandahar (d. 1709)
- April 7 – Lennart Torstenson, Swedish soldier and engineer (b. 1603)
- May 26 – Jeane Gardiner, British woman executed for witchcraft
- September 3 – Kösem, sultane and regent of the Ottoman empire
- September 27 – Maximilian I, Elector of Bavaria (b. 1573)
- October 7 – Jacques Sirmond, French Jesuit scholar (b. 1559)
- October 25 – Saint Job of Pochayiv, Ukrainian Orthodox Christian saint (b. 1551)
- November 20 – Mikołaj Potocki, Polish soldier (b. 1595)
- November 26 – Henry Ireton, English Civil War leader (b. 1611)
- December 14 – Pierre Dupuy, French scholar (b. 1582)
- date unknown – Marubashi Chūya and Yui Shōsetsu (b. 1605), Japanese rebels