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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 16th century17th century18th century
Decades: 1630s  1640s  1650s  – 1660s –  1670s  1680s  1690s
Years: 1657 1658 165916601661 1662 1663
1660 in topic:
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Leaders:   State leadersColonial governors
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Year 1660 (MDCLX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Sunday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar).

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July–December

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1660 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1660
MDCLX
Ab urbe condita 2413
Armenian calendar 1109
ԹՎ ՌՃԹ
Bahá'í calendar -184 – -183
Bengali calendar 1067
Berber calendar 2610
Buddhist calendar 2204
Burmese calendar 1022
Byzantine calendar 7168 – 7169
Chinese calendar 己亥年十一月十九日
(4296/4356-11-19)
— to —
庚子年十一月三十日
(4297/4357-11-30)
Coptic calendar 1376 – 1377
Ethiopian calendar 1652 – 1653
Hebrew calendar 5420 – 5421
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1715 – 1716
 - Shaka Samvat 1582 – 1583
 - Kali Yuga 4761 – 4762
Holocene calendar 11660
Iranian calendar 1038 – 1039
Islamic calendar 1070 – 1071
Japanese calendar Manji 3
(万治3年)
Korean calendar 3993
Thai solar calendar 2203
See also Category:1660 births.

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 16th century - 17th century - 18th century
Decades: 1630s  1640s  1650s  - 1660s -  1670s  1680s  1690s
Years: 1657 1658 1659 - 1660 - 1661 1662 1663

Events

  • Expulsion of the Carib indigenous people from Martinique by French occupying forces.
  • Hopkins School is founded. (exact date uncertain)
  • January 1 - colonel George Monck with his regiment crosses from Scotland to England at the village of Coldstream and begins advance towards London in support of English Restoration. Samuel Pepys began his diary.
  • February 2 – George Monck and his regiment arrive in London
  • February 23 - Charles XI becomes king of Sweden.
  • February 27 – John Thurloe reinstated as England's secretary of State for a short time
  • March 16 - The Long Parliament disbands
  • May 8 - The Parliament of England declares Prince Charles Stuart King Charles II of England
  • May 15 - John Thurloe arrested for high treason after English Restoration
  • May 23 - King Charles II of England reaches the shores of his Kingdom. On May 29 he arrives in London and assumes the throne, marking the beginning of the English Restoration
  • May 25Charles II of England crowned
  • June 29 - John Thurloe released
  • November 28 - At Gresham College, 12 men, including Christopher Wren, Robert Boyle, John Wilkins, and Sir Robert Moray meet after a lecture by Wren and decide to found "a College for the Promoting of Physico-Mathematicall Experimentall Learning}" (later known as the Royal Society).
  • Theaters opened again in England – Margaret Hughes debuts as the first female actor as Desdemona in Othello
  • Blaise Pascal's The Provincial Letters, a defense of the Jansenist Antoine Arnauld, was ordered shredded and burned by King Louis XIV of France.
  • Sweden recovers its southern provinces from Denmark.

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