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Millennium: 2nd millennium
September 19: Virginian rebels commanded by Nathaniel Bacon burn down Jamestown, Virginia during war against British governor.
1676 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1676
Ab urbe condita2429
Armenian calendar1125
Assyrian calendar6426
Balinese saka calendar1597–1598
Bengali calendar1083
Berber calendar2626
English Regnal year27 Cha. 2 – 28 Cha. 2
Buddhist calendar2220
Burmese calendar1038
Byzantine calendar7184–7185
Chinese calendar乙卯年 (Wood Rabbit)
4373 or 4166
    — to —
丙辰年 (Fire Dragon)
4374 or 4167
Coptic calendar1392–1393
Discordian calendar2842
Ethiopian calendar1668–1669
Hebrew calendar5436–5437
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1732–1733
 - Shaka Samvat1597–1598
 - Kali Yuga4776–4777
Holocene calendar11676
Igbo calendar676–677
Iranian calendar1054–1055
Islamic calendar1086–1087
Japanese calendarEnpō 4
Javanese calendar1598–1599
Julian calendarGregorian minus 10 days
Korean calendar4009
Minguo calendar236 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar208
Thai solar calendar2218–2219
Tibetan calendar阴木兔年
(female Wood-Rabbit)
1802 or 1421 or 649
    — to —
(male Fire-Dragon)
1803 or 1422 or 650
August 17: Sweden defeats Denmark-Norway in Battle of Halmstad.

1676 (MDCLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar, the 1676th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 676th year of the 2nd millennium, the 76th year of the 17th century, and the 7th year of the 1670s decade. As of the start of 1676, the Gregorian calendar was 10 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.


December 4: Battle of Lund





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Robert Walpole


John Clarke
Michiel de Ruyter
Matthew Hale


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