1680

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1680 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1680
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Ab urbe condita 2433
Armenian calendar 1129
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Assyrian calendar 6430
Bahá'í calendar -164–-163
Bengali calendar 1087
Berber calendar 2630
English Regnal year 31 Cha. 2 – 32 Cha. 2
Buddhist calendar 2224
Burmese calendar 1042
Byzantine calendar 7188–7189
Chinese calendar 己未年十一月三十日
(4316/4376-11-30)
— to —
庚申年十一月十一日
(4317/4377-11-11)
Coptic calendar 1396–1397
Ethiopian calendar 1672–1673
Hebrew calendar 5440–5441
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1736–1737
 - Shaka Samvat 1602–1603
 - Kali Yuga 4781–4782
Holocene calendar 11680
Iranian calendar 1058–1059
Islamic calendar 1090–1091
Japanese calendar Enpō 8
(延宝8年)
Korean calendar 4013
Minguo calendar 232 before ROC
民前232年
Thai solar calendar 2223

Year 1680 was a leap year that started on a Monday when using the Gregorian calendar.

Events[change | edit source]

  • February – the Reverend Ralph Davenant dies leaving £100 in his will to start up a new school for the poor boys of Whitechapel, in the East End.
  • May – an eruption occurs at the volcano Krakatoa, probably on a relatively small scale.
  • July 8 – The first documented tornado in America kills a servant at Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  • August 21 – Pueblo Indians capture Santa Fe (New Mexico) from Spanish during the Pueblo Revolt.
  • November 17Whigs organize pope-burning processions in London.
  • November 23 – Great Comet of 1680 first sighted.

Undated[change | edit source]

Births[change | edit source]

See also: :Category:1680 births

Deaths[change | edit source]

  • February – Reverend Ralph Davenant, founder of Davenant Foundation School
  • February 17
    • Denzil Holles, 1st Baron Holles, English statesman and writer (born 1599)
    • Jan Swammerdam, Dutch scientist (born 1637)
  • February 22 – Catherine Monvoisin, French sorceress (born c.1607)
  • March 14 – René Le Bossu, French critic (born 1631)
  • March 17 – François de La Rochefoucauld, French writer (born 1613)
  • March 23 – Nicolas Fouquet, French statesman (born 1615)
  • march 4 – Shivaji, founder of the Maratha Empire (born 1630)
  • May 31 – Joachim Neander, German Calvinist clergyman (born 1650)
  • June 18 – Samuel Butler, English poet (born 1612)
  • June 10 – Johan Göransson Gyllenstierna, Swedish statesman (born 1635)
  • July 10 – Louis Moréri, French encylopedist (born 1643)
  • July 26 – John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester, English poet (born 1647)
  • July 30 – Thomas Butler, Earl of Ossory, Irish naval commander (born 1634)
  • August 20 – William Bedloe, English informer (born 1650)
  • August 22 – John George II, Elector of Saxony (born 1613)
  • August 24 – Thomas Blood, thief of the English Crown Jewels (born 1618)
  • August 25 – Simeon of Polotsk, Belarusian churchman and poet (born 1629)
  • September 2 – Per Brahe (the younger), Swedish soldier and statesman (born 1602)
  • September 9 – Henry Marten, English regicide (born 1602)
  • September 10 – Baldassare Ferr, Italian castrato (born 1610)
  • September 11
    • Roger Crab, English Puritan political writer (born 1621)
    • Emperor Go-Mizunoo of Japan (born 1596)
  • October 4 – Pierre Paul Riquet, French engineer and canal builder (born c.1640)
  • October 30 – Antoinette Bourignon, Flemish mystic (born 1616)
  • November 27 – Athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit scholar (born 1602)
  • November 28Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Italian sculptor (born 1598)
  • November 28 – Giovanni Francesco Grimaldi, Italian architect and painter (born 1606)
  • December 4 – Thomas Bartholin, Danish physician, mathematician, and theologian (born 1616)
  • December 8 – Henry Pierrepont, 1st Marquess of Dorchester, English politician (born 1606)
See also: :Category:1680 deaths