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Millennium: 2nd millennium
1667 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1667
Ab urbe condita2420
Armenian calendar1116
Assyrian calendar6417
Balinese saka calendar1588–1589
Bengali calendar1074
Berber calendar2617
English Regnal year18 Cha. 2 – 19 Cha. 2
Buddhist calendar2211
Burmese calendar1029
Byzantine calendar7175–7176
Chinese calendar丙午(Fire Horse)
4363 or 4303
    — to —
丁未年 (Fire Goat)
4364 or 4304
Coptic calendar1383–1384
Discordian calendar2833
Ethiopian calendar1659–1660
Hebrew calendar5427–5428
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1723–1724
 - Shaka Samvat1588–1589
 - Kali Yuga4767–4768
Holocene calendar11667
Igbo calendar667–668
Iranian calendar1045–1046
Islamic calendar1077–1078
Japanese calendarKanbun 6
Javanese calendar1589–1590
Julian calendarGregorian minus 10 days
Korean calendar4000
Minguo calendar245 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar199
Thai solar calendar2209–2210
Tibetan calendar阳火马年
(male Fire-Horse)
1793 or 1412 or 640
    — to —
(female Fire-Goat)
1794 or 1413 or 641

1667 (MDCLXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Tuesday 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. As of the start of 1667, the Gregorian calendar was 10 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.




Date unknown

  • 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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