1686

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1686 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1686
MDCLXXXVI
Ab urbe condita 2439
Armenian calendar 1135
ԹՎ ՌՃԼԵ
Assyrian calendar 6436
Balinese saka calendar 1607–1608
Bengali calendar 1093
Berber calendar 2636
English Regnal year Ja. 2 – 2 Ja. 2
Buddhist calendar 2230
Burmese calendar 1048
Byzantine calendar 7194–7195
Chinese calendar 乙丑(Wood Ox)
4382 or 4322
    — to —
丙寅年 (Fire Tiger)
4383 or 4323
Coptic calendar 1402–1403
Discordian calendar 2852
Ethiopian calendar 1678–1679
Hebrew calendar 5446–5447
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1742–1743
 - Shaka Samvat 1607–1608
 - Kali Yuga 4786–4787
Holocene calendar 11686
Igbo calendar 686–687
Iranian calendar 1064–1065
Islamic calendar 1097–1098
Japanese calendar Jōkyō 3
(貞享3年)
Javanese calendar 1609–1610
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 10 days
Korean calendar 4019
Minguo calendar 226 before ROC
民前226年
Nanakshahi calendar 218
Thai solar calendar 2228–2229
Tibetan calendar 阴木牛年
(female Wood-Ox)
1812 or 1431 or 659
    — to —
阳火虎年
(male Fire-Tiger)
1813 or 1432 or 660

Year 1686 was a common year that started on a Tuesday when using the Gregorian calendar.

Events[change | change source]

  • May 4 – The Municipality of Ilagan was founded in the Philippines.
  • July 17 – A meeting took place at Lüneburg between 'some evangelical Princes and Electors' and representatives of the King of Navarre, the King of Denmark and the Queen of England. The object of this meeting is the formation of an 'evangelical' league of defence against the Catholic League, called the 'Confederatio Militiae Evangelicae'.[1]
  • July 22New York City and Albany, New York are granted city charters by the colonial governor.
  • September 2 – The forces of the Holy League of 1684 liberate Buda from the Ottoman Turkish rule that leads to the end of Turkish rule in Hungary during the subsequent years.

Undated[change | change source]

Births[change | change source]

Deaths[change | change source]

  • January 31 – Jean Mairet, French dramatist (born 1604)
  • February 10 – William Dugdale, English antiquarian (born 1605)
  • April 6 – Arthur Annesley, 1st Earl of Anglesey, English royalist statesman (born. 1614)
  • April 19 – Antonio de Solís y Ribadeneyra, Spanish writer (born 1610)
  • June 23 – William Coventry, English statesman (born c.1628)
  • July 10 – John Fell, English churchman (born 1625)
  • July 16 – John Pearson, English theologian (born 1612)
  • August 13 – Louis Maimbourg, French-born historian (born 1610)
  • October 26 – John Egerton, 2nd Earl of Bridgewater, English politician (born 1623)
  • November 11 – Louis II de Bourbon, Prince de Condé, French general (born 1621)
  • November 11 – Otto von Guericke, German physicist and inventor (born 1602)

References[change | change source]

  1. Statement is made on folio 35 of the dedication of the Naometria to the Duke of Wurttemberg, repeated on folio 122. Cf. A.E. Waite, Brotherhood of the Rosy Cross, London, 1924, pp. 639 ff.