1680

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1680 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1680
MDCLXXX
Ab urbe condita2433
Armenian calendar1129
ԹՎ ՌՃԻԹ
Assyrian calendar6430
Balinese saka calendar1601–1602
Bengali calendar1087
Berber calendar2630
English Regnal year31 Cha. 2 – 32 Cha. 2
Buddhist calendar2224
Burmese calendar1042
Byzantine calendar7188–7189
Chinese calendar己未(Earth Goat)
4376 or 4316
    — to —
庚申年 (Metal Monkey)
4377 or 4317
Coptic calendar1396–1397
Discordian calendar2846
Ethiopian calendar1672–1673
Hebrew calendar5440–5441
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1736–1737
 - Shaka Samvat1601–1602
 - Kali Yuga4780–4781
Holocene calendar11680
Igbo calendar680–681
Iranian calendar1058–1059
Islamic calendar1090–1091
Japanese calendarEnpō 8
(延宝8年)
Javanese calendar1602–1603
Julian calendarGregorian minus 10 days
Korean calendar4013
Minguo calendar232 before ROC
民前232年
Nanakshahi calendar212
Thai solar calendar2222–2223
Tibetan calendar阴土羊年
(female Earth-Goat)
1806 or 1425 or 653
    — to —
阳金猴年
(male Iron-Monkey)
1807 or 1426 or 654

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

Events[change | change 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 | change source]

Births[change | change source]

Deaths[change | change 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)