1660s

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The 1660s decade ran from January 1, 1660, to December 31, 1669.

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1660

January–June[edit]

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1661[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

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1662[edit]

February 1: Surrender of the Dutch Fort Zeelandia.


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1663[edit]

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1664[edit]

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1665[edit]

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1666[edit]

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1667[edit]

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  • 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]

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1669[edit]

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