1681

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 16th century17th century18th century
Decades: 1650s  1660s  1670s  – 1680s –  1690s  1700s  1710s
Years: 1678 1679 168016811682 1683 1684
1681 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1681
MDCLXXXI
Ab urbe condita 2434
Armenian calendar 1130
ԹՎ ՌՃԼ
Assyrian calendar 6431
Bahá'í calendar -163–-162
Bengali calendar 1088
Berber calendar 2631
English Regnal year 32 Cha. 2 – 33 Cha. 2
Buddhist calendar 2225
Burmese calendar 1043
Byzantine calendar 7189–7190
Chinese calendar 庚申年十一月十二日
(4317/4377-11-12)
— to —
辛酉年十一月廿二日
(4318/4378-11-22)
Coptic calendar 1397–1398
Ethiopian calendar 1673–1674
Hebrew calendar 5441–5442
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1737–1738
 - Shaka Samvat 1603–1604
 - Kali Yuga 4782–4783
Holocene calendar 11681
Iranian calendar 1059–1060
Islamic calendar 1091–1092
Japanese calendar Enpō 9Tenna 1
(天和元年)
Korean calendar 4014
Minguo calendar 231 before ROC
民前231年
Thai solar calendar 2224

Year 1681 was a common year that started on a Wednesday when using the Gregorian calendar.

Events[change | edit source]

  • March 14Charles II of England grants a land charter to William Penn for the area that will later become Pennsylvania.
  • October 28 – A London woman is publicly flogged for the crime of "involving herself in politics."
  • August 31 – Titus Oates is told to leave his state apartments in the Whitehall – his fame begins to wane and he is soon arrested and imprisoned for sedition.
  • August 12 – The Ahom King Gadadhar Singha or Gadapani, who took the Tai name Supaatphaa, ascends the throne.
  • December – Wu Shifan, the grandson of the Chinese general Wu Sangui, commits suicide in Yunnan province, ending the eight year conflict of the Revolt of the Three Feudatories against Qing Dynasty authority in China, then led by the Kangxi Emperor.

Undated[change | edit source]

Births[change | edit source]

See also: :Category:1681 births

Deaths[change | edit source]

  • January 28 – Richard Allestree, English royalist churchman (born 1619)
  • March 12 – Frans van Mieris, Sr., Dutch painter (born 1635)
  • May 25 – Pedro Calderón de la Barca, Spanish dramatist and poet (born 1600)
  • July 1 – Oliver Plunkett, Irish saint (born 1629)
  • July 25 – Urian Oakes, English-born President of Harvard University (born 1631)
  • August 22 – Philippe Delano, Dutch Plymouth Colony settler (born 1602)
  • December 22 – Richard Alleine, English Puritan clergyman (born 1611)
  • date unknown – Gerard ter Borch, Dutch painter (born 1617)
See also: :Category:1681 deaths