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1682 ( was a MDCLXXXII) common year starting on Thursday ( dominical letter D) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Sunday ( dominical letter A) of the Julian calendar, the 1682nd year of the Common Era (CE) and (AD) designations, the 682nd year of the Anno Domini 2nd millennium, the 82nd year of the 17th century, and the 3rd year of the 1680s decade. As of the start of 1682, the Gregorian calendar was 10 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.
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Celia Fiennes noblewoman and traveller, begins her journeys across Britain, in a venture that would prove to be her life's work. Her aim was to chronicle the towns, cities and great houses of the country. Her travels continued until at least 1712, and would take her to every county in England, though the main body of her journal was not written until the year 1702. The
Richard Wall House, believed to be the longest continuously-inhabited residence in the USA, is built in Pennsylvania.
February 25 – Alessandro Stradella, Italian composer (b. 1639; murdered)
March 14 – Jacob Isaakszoon van Ruisdael, Dutch painter (b. c. 1628)
April 1 – Franz Egon of Fürstenberg, German politician and Archbishop of Strasbourg (b. 1625)
April 3 – Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, Spanish painter (b. 1618)
May 7 – Tsar Feodor III of Russia (b. 1661)
July 12 – Jean Picard, French astronomer (b. 1620)
July 19 – Yohannes I, Emperor of Ethiopia (b. c. 1640)
September 8 – Juan Caramuel y Lobkowitz, Spanish writer (b. 1606)
October 19 – Sir Thomas Browne, English author, physician and philosopher (b. 1605)
November 4 – Dirck Rembrantsz van Nierop, Dutch astronomer and cartographer (b. 1610)
November 19 – Prince Rupert of the Rhine, German soldier, Royalist commander in the English Civil War (b. 1619)
November 23 – Claude Lorrain, Lorraine-born landscape painter (b. c. 1600)
December 18 – Guðríður Símonardóttir, Icelandic woman known as a victim of the Turkish abductions (b. 1598)
Phillip Calvert, Colonial governor of Maryland (born c. 1626)
Mariam Dadiani, Queen Dowager of Kartli (b. 1599/ 1609) The Great
5th Dalai Lama of Tibet (b. 1617)
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^ Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0.
^ Gent, Frank J. (1982). The Trial of the Bideford Witches. Bideford.