1660s

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This is a list of events occurring in the 1660s, ordered by year.

1660

January–June

July–December

Date unknown

1661

January–June

July–December

Date unknown

1662

January–June

July–December

Date unknown

1663

January–June

July–December

Date unknown

1664

January–June

1665

January–June

July–December

Date unknown

1666

January–June

July–December

Date unknown

1667

January–June

July–December

Date unknown

  • The Mogul Emperor Aurangzeb buys off the warrior Shivaji by making him a Rajah and allowing him to collect taxes.
  • Robert Hooke demonstrates that the alteration of the blood in the lungs is essential for respiration.
  • The French army uses grenadiers.
  • The first military campaign of Stenka Razin is conducted in Russia.
  • Isaac Newton has investigated and written his works in subjects of optics, acoustics, the infinitesimal calculus, mechanism and thermodynamics. The researches themselves will be published only years later.

1668

January–June

July–December

Date unknown

1669

January–June

July–December

Date unknown


Significant people

Births

  • Alessandro Scarlotti - May 2 1660

Deaths

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