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This article is about the year 1628.
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 16th century17th century18th century
Decades: 1590s  1600s  1610s  – 1620s –  1630s  1640s  1650s
Years: 1625 1626 162716281629 1630 1631
1628 by topic:
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1628 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1628
Ab urbe condita 2381
Armenian calendar 1077
Assyrian calendar 6378
Bengali calendar 1035
Berber calendar 2578
English Regnal year Cha. 1 – 4 Cha. 1
Buddhist calendar 2172
Burmese calendar 990
Byzantine calendar 7136–7137
Chinese calendar 丁卯(Fire Rabbit)
4324 or 4264
    — to —
戊辰年 (Earth Dragon)
4325 or 4265
Coptic calendar 1344–1345
Discordian calendar 2794
Ethiopian calendar 1620–1621
Hebrew calendar 5388–5389
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1684–1685
 - Shaka Samvat 1550–1551
 - Kali Yuga 4729–4730
Holocene calendar 11628
Igbo calendar 628–629
Iranian calendar 1006–1007
Islamic calendar 1037–1038
Japanese calendar Kan'ei 5
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 10 days
Korean calendar 3961
Minguo calendar 284 before ROC
Thai solar calendar 2170–2171
Cardinal Richelieu at the Siege of La Rochelle. Painting by Henri Motte from 1881.
Dutch admiral Piet Hein, leader of the Dutch fleet that captured the Spanish treasure fleet in the Battle in the Bay of Matanzas.

Year 1628 (MDCXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Tuesday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar.




Date unknown[edit]

  • The first black slaves arrive in the Dutch Manhattan.



In fiction[edit]

  • The events of the historical novel The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas take place in this year, and include fictionalized versions of the Siege of La Rochelle and the assassination of the Duke of Buckingham.