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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 16th century17th century18th century
Decades: 1650s  1660s  1670s  – 1680s –  1690s  1700s  1710s
Years: 1679 1680 168116821683 1684 1685
1682 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1682
Ab urbe condita 2435
Armenian calendar 1131
Assyrian calendar 6432
Balinese saka calendar 1603–1604
Bengali calendar 1089
Berber calendar 2632
English Regnal year 33 Cha. 2 – 34 Cha. 2
Buddhist calendar 2226
Burmese calendar 1044
Byzantine calendar 7190–7191
Chinese calendar 辛酉年 (Metal Rooster)
4378 or 4318
    — to —
壬戌年 (Water Dog)
4379 or 4319
Coptic calendar 1398–1399
Discordian calendar 2848
Ethiopian calendar 1674–1675
Hebrew calendar 5442–5443
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1738–1739
 - Shaka Samvat 1603–1604
 - Kali Yuga 4782–4783
Holocene calendar 11682
Igbo calendar 682–683
Iranian calendar 1060–1061
Islamic calendar 1092–1094
Japanese calendar Tenna 2
Javanese calendar 1604–1605
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 10 days
Korean calendar 4015
Minguo calendar 230 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar 214
Thai solar calendar 2224–2225
Tibetan calendar 阴金鸡年
(female Iron-Rooster)
1808 or 1427 or 655
    — to —
(male Water-Dog)
1809 or 1428 or 656

Year 1682 was a common year that started on a Thursday when using the Gregorian calendar.


  • March 11 – Chelsea hospital for soldiers is founded in England.
  • April 7 – René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, exploring rivers in America, reaches the mouth of the Mississippi River.
  • April 9 – At the mouth of the Mississippi River, near modern Venice, Louisiana, Robert de La Salle buries an engraved plate and a cross, claiming the territory as "La Louisiane" for France.
  • May 6Louis XIV of France moves his court to Versailles.
  • May 7 – Official beginning of the reign of Peter the Great.
  • May 11 – Moscow Uprising of 1682: a mob takes over the Kremlin and lynches the leading boyars and military commanders.
  • July 19 – Iyasus succeeds his father Yohannes I as Emperor of Ethiopia.
  • August 12Vesuvius begins a period of volcanic activity lasting for ten days.
  • September – Halley's comet makes an appearance, and is observed by Edmond Halley himself.
  • September 14 – Bishop Gore School in Swansea, Wales is founded.
  • October 27 – The city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is founded by William Penn.
  • October 31 – The city of Bideford, England two men and one woman were some of the last to be executed for witchcraft in England. They were accused of speaking in unknown languages as well as practicing knowledge beyond their natural abilities, and acting in peculiar manners. The woman, Guenevere Damascus, as well as her lover (name unknown) and their spiritual mentor were burned at the stake.




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