1660s

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

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1660

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1661[edit]

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1662[edit]

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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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The Battle of Rullion Green in the Pentland Hills, in Lothian, Scotland on 28 November 1666 was the culmination of the brief Pentland Rising (15–28 November 1666). At least 3000 men of the Scottish Royal Army led by Tam Dalyell of the Binns opposed about 900 Covenanter rebels.

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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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