1660s

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This is a list of events occurring in the 1660s, ordered by year.

1660[edit]

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1661[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

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1662[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

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1663[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

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1664[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

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1665[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

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1666[edit]

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July–December[edit]

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1667[edit]

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July–December[edit]

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  • The Mogul Emperor Aurangzeb buys off the warrior Shivaji by making him a Rajah and allowing him to collect taxes.
  • Robert Hooke demonstrates that the alteration of the blood in the lungs is essential for respiration.
  • The French army uses grenadiers.
  • The first military campaign of Stenka Razin is conducted in Russia.
  • Isaac Newton has investigated and written his works in subjects of optics, acoustics, the infinitesimal calculus, mechanism and thermodynamics. The researches themselves will be published only years later.

1668[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

  • Mid-July – Henry Morgan sacks Portobello and Panama City; the lack of booty from the latter attack leads to the city being burned.

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1669[edit]

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References[edit]

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