1672 (MDCLXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar, the 1672nd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 672nd year of the 2nd millennium, the 72nd year of the 17th century, and the 3rd year of the 1670s decade. As of the start of 1672, the Gregorian calendar was 10 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
December 30: The Dutch Republic Coevorden from the French Army after a string of losses, closing out the year of disaster, the "Rampjaar".
1672 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1672
Ab urbe condita2425
Armenian calendar1121
Assyrian calendar6422
Balinese saka calendar1593–1594
Bengali calendar1079
Berber calendar2622
English Regnal year23 Cha. 2 – 24 Cha. 2
Buddhist calendar2216
Burmese calendar1034
Byzantine calendar7180–7181
Chinese calendar辛亥年 (Metal Pig)
4369 or 4162
    — to —
壬子年 (Water Rat)
4370 or 4163
Coptic calendar1388–1389
Discordian calendar2838
Ethiopian calendar1664–1665
Hebrew calendar5432–5433
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1728–1729
 - Shaka Samvat1593–1594
 - Kali Yuga4772–4773
Holocene calendar11672
Igbo calendar672–673
Iranian calendar1050–1051
Islamic calendar1082–1083
Japanese calendarKanbun 12
Javanese calendar1594–1595
Julian calendarGregorian minus 10 days
Korean calendar4005
Minguo calendar240 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar204
Thai solar calendar2214–2215
Tibetan calendar阴金猪年
(female Iron-Pig)
1798 or 1417 or 645
    — to —
(male Water-Rat)
1799 or 1418 or 646
June 12: King Louis XIV of France crosses the Rhine at Lobith.

Events edit

August 20: Cornelis and Johan de Witt are killed by a mob in The Hague.

January–March edit

April–June edit

July–September edit

October–December edit

Undated edit

Births edit

Peter I of Russia

Deaths edit

Johan de Witt
Anne Bradstreet

References edit

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