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This article is about the year 1667. For the number, see 1667 (number).
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 16th century17th century18th century
Decades: 1630s  1640s  1650s  – 1660s –  1670s  1680s  1690s
Years: 1664 1665 166616671668 1669 1670
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1667 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1667
Ab urbe condita 2420
Armenian calendar 1116
Assyrian calendar 6417
Bengali calendar 1074
Berber calendar 2617
English Regnal year 18 Cha. 2 – 19 Cha. 2
Buddhist calendar 2211
Burmese calendar 1029
Byzantine calendar 7175–7176
Chinese calendar 丙午(Fire Horse)
4363 or 4303
    — to —
丁未年 (Fire Goat)
4364 or 4304
Coptic calendar 1383–1384
Discordian calendar 2833
Ethiopian calendar 1659–1660
Hebrew calendar 5427–5428
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1723–1724
 - Shaka Samvat 1589–1590
 - Kali Yuga 4768–4769
Holocene calendar 11667
Igbo calendar 667–668
Iranian calendar 1045–1046
Islamic calendar 1077–1078
Japanese calendar Kanbun 6
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 10 days
Korean calendar 4000
Minguo calendar 245 before ROC
Thai solar calendar 2209–2210

1667 (MDCLXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (dominical letter B) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Tuesday (dominical letter F) of the Julian calendar, the 1667th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 667th year of the 2nd millennium, the 67th year of the 17th century, and the 8th year of the 1660s decade. Note that the Julian day for 1667 is 10 calendar days difference, which continued to be used from 1582 until the complete conversion of the Gregorian calendar was entirely done in 1929.




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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.




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