1628

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This article is about the year 1628.
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 16th century17th century18th century
Decades: 1590s  1600s  1610s  – 1620s –  1630s  1640s  1650s
Years: 1625 1626 162716281629 1630 1631
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Dutch admiral Piet Hein, leader of the Dutch fleet that captured the Spanish treasure fleet in the Battle in the Bay of Matanzas.

1628 (MDCXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (dominical letter BA) of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Tuesday (dominical letter FE) of the Julian calendar, the 1628th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 628th year of the 2nd millennium, the 28th year of the 17th century, and the 9th year of the 1620s decade. Note that the Julian day for 1628 is 10 calendar days difference, which continued to be used from 1582 until the complete conversion of the Gregorian calendar was entirely done in 1929.

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  • The first black slaves arrive in the Dutch Manhattan.

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In fiction

  • The events of the historical novel The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas take place in this year, and include fictionalized versions of the Siege of La Rochelle and the assassination of the Duke of Buckingham.

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