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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 16th century17th century18th century
Decades: 1620s  1630s  1640s  – 1650s –  1660s  1670s  1680s
Years: 1653 1654 165516561657 1658 1659
1656 by topic:
Arts and Science
Architecture - Art - Literature - Music - Science
Lists of leaders
Colonial governors - State leaders
Birth and death categories
Births - Deaths
Establishments and disestablishments categories
Establishments - Disestablishments
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1656 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1656
Ab urbe condita 2409
Armenian calendar 1105
Assyrian calendar 6406
Bengali calendar 1063
Berber calendar 2606
English Regnal year Cha. 2 – 8 Cha. 2
Buddhist calendar 2200
Burmese calendar 1018
Byzantine calendar 7164–7165
Chinese calendar 乙未(Wood Goat)
4352 or 4292
    — to —
丙申年 (Fire Monkey)
4353 or 4293
Coptic calendar 1372–1373
Discordian calendar 2822
Ethiopian calendar 1648–1649
Hebrew calendar 5416–5417
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1712–1713
 - Shaka Samvat 1578–1579
 - Kali Yuga 4757–4758
Holocene calendar 11656
Igbo calendar 656–657
Iranian calendar 1034–1035
Islamic calendar 1066–1067
Japanese calendar Meireki 2
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 10 days
Korean calendar 3989
Minguo calendar 256 before ROC
Thai solar calendar 2198–2199

1656 (MDCLVI) 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 1656th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 656th year of the 2nd millennium, the 56th year of the 17th century, and the 7th year of the 1650s decade. Note that the Julian day for 1656 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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