664 BC

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Millennium: 1st millennium BC
Centuries:
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664 BC in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 664 BC
DCLXIII BC
Ab urbe condita 90
Ancient Egypt era XXVI dynasty, 1
- Pharaoh Psamtik I, 1
Ancient Greek era 29th Olympiad (victor
Assyrian calendar 4087
Balinese saka calendar N/A
Bengali calendar −1256
Berber calendar 287
Buddhist calendar −119
Burmese calendar −1301
Byzantine calendar 4845–4846
Chinese calendar 丙辰(Fire Dragon)
2033 or 1973
    — to —
丁巳年 (Fire Snake)
2034 or 1974
Coptic calendar −947 – −946
Discordian calendar 503
Ethiopian calendar −671 – −670
Hebrew calendar 3097–3098
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat −607 – −606
 - Shaka Samvat N/A
 - Kali Yuga 2437–2438
Holocene calendar 9337
Iranian calendar 1285 BP – 1284 BP
Islamic calendar 1324 BH – 1323 BH
Javanese calendar N/A
Julian calendar N/A
Korean calendar 1670
Minguo calendar 2575 before ROC
民前2575年
Nanakshahi calendar −2131
Thai solar calendar −121 – −120

Events[edit]

  • First naval battle in Greek recorded history, between Corinth and Corcyra.[1]
  • Tantamani succeeds his uncle Taharqa as king of Kush.
  • Kushites invade Assyrian-controlled Egypt.
  • The Assyrians under Ashurbanipal capture and sack Thebes, Egypt.
  • Psamtik I succeeds Necho I as ruler of Lower Egypt.[2]
  • The Sphinx of Taharqa is completed, having been begun in 690 BC. The monument is now displayed at the British Museum, London.

Births[edit]

  • Amon, king of Judah (approximate date)

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ E.J. Bickerman, Chronology of the Ancient World (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1968), p. 198
  2. ^ "Egypt in the Late Period (ca. 712–332 B.C.) - Essay - Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History". The Metropolitan Museum of Art.