1658 (MDCLVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar, the 1658th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 658th year of the 2nd millennium, the 58th year of the 17th century, and the 9th year of the 1650s decade. As of the start of 1658, the Gregorian calendar was 10 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
January 30: Swedish troops cross the frozen waters of the Danish straits on foot in the March Across the Belts
1658 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1658
Ab urbe condita2411
Armenian calendar1107
Assyrian calendar6408
Balinese saka calendar1579–1580
Bengali calendar1065
Berber calendar2608
English Regnal yearCha. 2 – 10 Cha. 2
Buddhist calendar2202
Burmese calendar1020
Byzantine calendar7166–7167
Chinese calendar丁酉年 (Fire Rooster)
4355 or 4148
    — to —
戊戌年 (Earth Dog)
4356 or 4149
Coptic calendar1374–1375
Discordian calendar2824
Ethiopian calendar1650–1651
Hebrew calendar5418–5419
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1714–1715
 - Shaka Samvat1579–1580
 - Kali Yuga4758–4759
Holocene calendar11658
Igbo calendar658–659
Iranian calendar1036–1037
Islamic calendar1068–1069
Japanese calendarMeireki 4 / Manji 1
Javanese calendar1580–1581
Julian calendarGregorian minus 10 days
Korean calendar3991
Minguo calendar254 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar190
Thai solar calendar2200–2201
Tibetan calendar阴火鸡年
(female Fire-Rooster)
1784 or 1403 or 631
    — to —
(male Earth-Dog)
1785 or 1404 or 632
June 14: Battle of the Dunes

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January–March edit

April–June edit

July–September edit

October–December edit

  • October 7 – The Netherlands enters the Dano-Swedish War to come to the rescue of Denmark, sending a 45-ship fleet from Vlie.
  • October 29 – The 45-ship fleet of the Netherlands arrives at Denmark and begins its counterattack on Sweden's army and navy with three squadrons.
  • November 6 – The Mexican Inquisition carries out the execution, by public burning, of 14 men convicted of homosexuality, while another 109 arrested are either released or given less harsh sentences.
  • November 8 (October 29 old style) – The Battle of the Sound takes place between the navies of the Dutch Republic (with 41 warships) and of Sweden (with 45) at the Øresund, a strait between Denmark and Sweden's newly-acquired territory, the former Danish island of Scania. The Dutch Republic is successful at breaking the Swedish Navy's blockade of Copenhagen, and Sweden is forced to retreat, bringing an end to the attempted conquest of Denmark.
  • November 23 – The elaborate funeral of Lord Protector of England Oliver Cromwell (who had died on September 3 and was buried at Westminster Abbey two weeks later) is carried out in London. A little more than two years later (in January 1661), his body will be disinterred and his head severed and placed on a spike.
  • December 11Abaza Hasan Pasha, an Ottoman provincial governor who is attempting to depose the Grand Vizier, wins a battle at the Turkish city of Ilgin, defeating loyalist forces led by Murtaza Pasha. The victory is the last for the rebels. Two months later (February 16, 1659) Abaza Hasan is assassinated after being invited to peace negotiations by the loyalists.
  • December 20 – Representatives of the Russian Empire and the Swedish Empire sign the Treaty of Valiesar at the Valiesar Estate near Narva, part of modern-day Estonia. In return for ceasing hostilities between the two empires in the Second Northern War, Russia is allowed to keep captured territories in Livonia (part of modern-day Latvia) for a term of three years.
  • December 25 – Polish and Danish forces defeat a Swedish Army in the Battle of Kolding in Denmark.
  • December 30 – The Siege of Toruń ends almost six months after it started, with Poland recapturing the city from Sweden.

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  • Portuguese traders are expelled from Ceylon by Dutch invaders.
  • The Dutch in the Cape Colony start to import slaves from India and South-East Asia (later from Madagascar).

Births edit

Mary of Modena

Deaths edit

John Cleveland
Witte Corneliszoon de With

References edit

  1. ^ "killing". Oxford Reference. Retrieved December 14, 2021.
  2. ^ Brems, Hans (June 1970). "Sweden: From Great Power to Welfare State". Journal of Economic Issues. 4 (2, 3). Association for Evolutionary Economics: 1–16. doi:10.1080/00213624.1970.11502941. JSTOR 4224039. A swift and brilliantly conceived march from Holstein across the frozen Danish waters on Copenhagen, by Karl X Gustav in 1658, finally wrests Bohuslin, Sk'ane, and Blekinge from Denmark-Norway. Denmark no longer controls both sides of Oresund, and Swedish power is at its peak.
  3. ^ "Nicolas Coustou | French sculptor | Britannica". www.britannica.com. Retrieved December 14, 2021.