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Millennium: 2nd millennium
May 2: France gains territory (shown in blue) from the Spanish Netherlands after the Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle ends the War of Devolution.
1668 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1668
Ab urbe condita2421
Armenian calendar1117
Assyrian calendar6418
Balinese saka calendar1589–1590
Bengali calendar1075
Berber calendar2618
English Regnal year19 Cha. 2 – 20 Cha. 2
Buddhist calendar2212
Burmese calendar1030
Byzantine calendar7176–7177
Chinese calendar丁未年 (Fire Goat)
4365 or 4158
    — to —
戊申年 (Earth Monkey)
4366 or 4159
Coptic calendar1384–1385
Discordian calendar2834
Ethiopian calendar1660–1661
Hebrew calendar5428–5429
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1724–1725
 - Shaka Samvat1589–1590
 - Kali Yuga4768–4769
Holocene calendar11668
Igbo calendar668–669
Iranian calendar1046–1047
Islamic calendar1078–1079
Japanese calendarKanbun 8
Javanese calendar1590–1591
Julian calendarGregorian minus 10 days
Korean calendar4001
Minguo calendar244 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar200
Thai solar calendar2210–2211
Tibetan calendar阴火羊年
(female Fire-Goat)
1794 or 1413 or 641
    — to —
(male Earth-Monkey)
1795 or 1414 or 642

1668 (MDCLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar, the 1668th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 668th year of the 2nd millennium, the 68th year of the 17th century, and the 9th year of the 1660s decade. As of the start of 1668, the Gregorian calendar was 10 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.





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