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|Centuries:||16th century – 17th century – 18th century|
|Decades:||1620s 1630s 1640s – 1650s – 1660s 1670s 1680s|
|Years:||1649 1650 1651 – 1652 – 1653 1654 1655|
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|Architecture - Art - Literature - Music - Science|
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|Ab urbe condita||2405|
|English Regnal year||3 Cha. 2 – 4 Cha. 2
— to —壬辰年十二月初一日
|- Vikram Samvat||1708–1709|
|- Shaka Samvat||1574–1575|
|- Kali Yuga||4753–4754|
|- Ǹrí Ìgbò||652–653|
|Japanese calendar||Keian 5Jōō 1
|Juche calendar||N/A (before 1912)|
|Julian calendar||Gregorian minus 10 days|
|Minguo calendar||260 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||2195|
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- January 8 – Michiel de Ruyter marries the widow Anna van Gelder and plans retirement, but months later becomes a vice-commodore in the First Anglo-Dutch War.
- April 6 – Dutch sailor Jan van Riebeeck establishes a resupply camp for the Dutch East India Company at the Cape of Good Hope, thus founding Cape Town.
- May 18 – Rhode Island passes the first law in North America making slavery illegal.
- May 29 – First Anglo-Dutch War: The opening battle is fought off Dover, between Lt.-Admiral Maarten Harpertszoon Tromp's 42 Dutch ships and 21 English ships divided into 2 squadrons, one commanded by Robert Blake and the other by Nehemiah Bourne.
- June 13 – Religion: George Fox preaches to a large crowd on Firbank Fell in England, leading to the establishment of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).
- August 26 – First Anglo-Dutch War – Battle of Plymouth: A fleet from the Commonwealth of England attacks an outward-bound convoy of the United Provinces, escorted by 23 men-of-war and 6 fire ships commanded by Vice-Commodore Michiel de Ruyter.
- October 8 – First Anglo-Dutch War – Battle of the Kentish Knock: The battle is fought near the shoal called the Kentish Knock in the North Sea, about 30 km from the mouth of the River Thames.
- March 3 – Thomas Otway, English dramatist (d. 1685)
- March 28 – Samuel Sewall, English-born judge (d. 1730)
- April 7 – Pope Clement XII (d. 1740)
- April 21 – Michel Rolle, French mathematician (d. 1719)
- December 9 – Augustus Quirinus Rivinus, German physician and botanist (d. 1723)
- December 25 – Archibald Pitcairne, Scottish physician (d. 1713)
- February 17 – Gregorio Allegri, Italian composer (b. 1582)
- April 21 – Pietro Della Valle, Italian traveller (b. 1586)
- June 21 – Inigo Jones, English architect (b. 1573)
- July 30 – Charles Amédée de Savoie, 6th Duc de Nemours, French soldier (b. 1624)
- August 22 – Jacob De la Gardie, Swedish soldier and statesman (b. 1583)
- August 23 – John Byron, 1st Baron Byron, English royalist politician (b. 1600)
- October 8 – John Greaves, English mathematician and antiquarian (b. 1602)
- October 20 – Antonio Coello, Spanish writer (b. 1611)
- November 4 – Jean-Charles de la Faille, Belgian mathematician (b. 1597)
- December 11 – Denis Petau, French theologian and historian (b. 1583)
- November 21 – Jan Brożek, Polish mathematician, physician, and astronomer (b. 1585)
- December 23 – John Cotton, founder of Boston, Massachusetts (b. 1585)