1659

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1659 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1659
MDCLIX
Ab urbe condita 2412
Armenian calendar 1108
ԹՎ ՌՃԸ
Assyrian calendar 6409
Balinese saka calendar 1580–1581
Bengali calendar 1066
Berber calendar 2609
English Regnal year 10  Cha. 2   11  Cha. 2
(Interregnum)
Buddhist calendar 2203
Burmese calendar 1021
Byzantine calendar 7167–7168
Chinese calendar 戊戌(Earth  Dog)
4355 or 4295
     to 
己亥年 (Earth  Pig)
4356 or 4296
Coptic calendar 1375–1376
Discordian calendar 2825
Ethiopian calendar 1651–1652
Hebrew calendar 5419–5420
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1715–1716
 - Shaka Samvat 1580–1581
 - Kali Yuga 4759–4760
Holocene calendar 11659
Igbo calendar 659–660
Iranian calendar 1037–1038
Islamic calendar 1069–1070
Japanese calendar Manji 2
(万治2年)
Javanese calendar 1581–1582
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 10 days
Korean calendar 3992
Minguo calendar 253 before ROC
民前253年
Nanakshahi calendar 191
Thai solar calendar 2201–2202
Tibetan calendar 阳土狗年
(male Earth-Dog)
1785 or 1404 or 632
     to 
阴土猪年
(female Earth-Pig)
1786 or 1405 or 633
February 11: Assault on Copenhagen

1659 ( MDCLIX ) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar  and a common year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar , the 1659th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 659th year of the 2nd millennium , the 59th year of the 17th century , and the 10th and last year of the 1650s decade. As of the start of 1659, the Gregorian calendar was 10 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

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Births

Adriaen van der Werff
Henry Every
Henry Purcell

Deaths

Willem Drost
Abel Tasman

References

  1. On display at Westminster Abbey.