1680 (MDCLXXX) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Thursday of the Julian calendar, the 1680th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 680th year of the 2nd millennium, the 80th year of the 17th century, and the 1st year of the 1680s decade. As of the start of 1680, the Gregorian calendar was 10 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

November 14: The Great Comet of 1680 is first sighted.
Millennium: 2nd millennium
1680 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1680
Ab urbe condita2433
Armenian calendar1129
Assyrian calendar6430
Balinese saka calendar1601–1602
Bengali calendar1087
Berber calendar2630
English Regnal year31 Cha. 2 – 32 Cha. 2
Buddhist calendar2224
Burmese calendar1042
Byzantine calendar7188–7189
Chinese calendar己未(Earth Goat)
4376 or 4316
    — to —
庚申年 (Metal Monkey)
4377 or 4317
Coptic calendar1396–1397
Discordian calendar2846
Ethiopian calendar1672–1673
Hebrew calendar5440–5441
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1736–1737
 - Shaka Samvat1601–1602
 - Kali Yuga4780–4781
Holocene calendar11680
Igbo calendar680–681
Iranian calendar1058–1059
Islamic calendar1090–1091
Japanese calendarEnpō 8
Javanese calendar1602–1603
Julian calendarGregorian minus 10 days
Korean calendar4013
Minguo calendar232 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar212
Thai solar calendar2222–2223
Tibetan calendar阴土羊年
(female Earth-Goat)
1806 or 1425 or 653
    — to —
(male Iron-Monkey)
1807 or 1426 or 654




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1680 AM

The following radio stations broadcast on AM frequency 1680 kHz: 1680 AM is a Regional broadcast frequency.

1680 in Denmark

Events from the year 1680 in Denmark.

1680 in England

Events from the year 1680 in England.

1680 in France

Events from the year 1680 in France.

1680 in Ireland

Events from the year 1680 in Ireland.

1680 in Sweden

Events from the year 1680 in Sweden

Abigail Williams

Abigail Williams (July 12, 1680 – c. October 1697) was one of the initial accusers in the Salem witch trials, which led to the arrest and imprisonment of more than 150 innocent people suspected of witchcraft.

Bedford (town), New York

Bedford is a town in Westchester County, New York, USA. The population was 17,335 at the 2010 census.The town of Bedford is located in the northeastern part of Westchester County, and contains the three hamlets of Bedford Hills, Bedford, and Katonah.

Charles Vane

Charles Vane (1680 – 29 March 1721) was an English pirate who preyed upon English and French ships. His pirate career lasted from 1716 to 1721. His flagship was the Ranger. His death was by hanging at Gallows Point, Port Royal, Jamaica.

Colonia del Sacramento

Colonia del Sacramento (Spanish pronunciation: [koˈlonja ðel sakɾaˈmento]; formerly the Portuguese Colónia do Sacramento) is a city in southwestern Uruguay, by the Río de la Plata, facing Buenos Aires, Argentina. It is one of the oldest towns in Uruguay and capital of the Colonia Department. It has a population of around 27,000.

It is renowned for its historic quarter, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Modern Colonia del Sacramento produces textiles and has a free trade zone, in addition to a polytechnic centre and various government buildings.

Ephraim Chambers

Ephraim Chambers (c.1680 – 15 May 1740) was an English writer and encyclopaedist, who is primarily known for producing the Cyclopaedia, or a Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences.

Great Comet of 1680

C/1680 V1, also called the Great Comet of 1680, Kirch's Comet, and Newton's Comet, has the distinction of being the first comet discovered by telescope. It was discovered by Gottfried Kirch and was one of the brightest comets of the seventeenth century.


Karlskrona (Swedish pronunciation: [kɑːɭs²kruːna]) is a locality and the seat of Karlskrona Municipality, Blekinge County, Sweden with 35,212 inhabitants in 2010. It is also the capital of Blekinge County. Karlskrona is known as Sweden's only baroque city and is host to Sweden's only remaining naval base and the headquarters of the Swedish Coast Guard.


Kumasi (historically spelled Comassie or Coomassie and usually spelled Kumase in Twi) is a city in Ashanti Region, and is among the largest metropolitan areas in Ghana. Kumasi is near Lake Bosomtwe, in a rain forest region, and is the commercial, industrial and cultural capital of Asanteman. Kumasi is approximately 500 kilometres (300 mi) north of the Equator and 200 kilometres (100 mi) north of the Gulf of Guinea. Kumasi is alternatively known as "The Garden City" because of its many beautiful species of flowers and plants. It is also called Oseikrom (Osei Tutu's town). Kumasi is described as Ghana's second city.The Central Business District of Kumasi includes areas such as Adum, Bantama and Bompata (popularly called Roman Hill) is concentrated with lots of banks, department stalls, hotels like Golden Tulip Hotel, Golden Bean Hotel among other luxury hotels. Economic activities in Kumasi include financial and commercial sectors, pottery, clothing and textile. There is a huge timber processing community in Kumasi serving the needs of people in Ghana. Bantama High Street and Prempeh II Street in Bantama and Adum respectively have the reputation of being the hub of business and night life in Kumasi.

List of Fellows of the Royal Society elected in 1680

This is a list of Fellows of the Royal Society elected in 1680.

Mazagon Fort

The Mazagaon Fort was a British fort in Mazagaon, Bombay (present-day Mumbai), in the Indian state of Maharashtra, built around 1680. The fort was razed by the Muslim Koli general, Yakut Khan in June 1690. The fort was located at the present-day Joseph Baptista Gardens, atop Bhandarwada Hill outside the Dockyard Road railway station.

Moat House, Sutton Coldfield

Moat House is a Grade II* listed building situated in Lichfield Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands. It is part of the Anchorage Road conservation area.The property was designed and built in 1680 as a mansion house by William Wilson, builder, architect and student of Sir Christopher Wren, as a home for his new wife, a wealthy local widow Jane Pudsey who had previously owned Langley Hall with her first husband.

The original gatehouse or lodge, itself a Grade II listed building, and stone bridge remain but no traces of the 'moat' remain. The moat survived until 1860, until which it had to be crossed by a small stone bridge. A sundial is attached to the side of the building.The property is occupied by the adjacent Sutton Coldfield College.

Nokia 1680 classic

The Nokia 1680 classic is a Nokia dual-band GSM mobile phone. It has a VGA camera, speakerphone, multimedia playback, MMS messaging, web browser and e-mail client. Battery talk time is up to 7 hours and 40 minutes. Stand by time is 424 hours. Ringtones are Polyphonic 24 channels.

Pueblo Revolt

The Pueblo Revolt of 1680—also known as Popé's Rebellion—was an uprising of most of the indigenous Pueblo people against the Spanish colonizers in the province of Santa Fe de Nuevo México, present day New Mexico. The Pueblo Revolt killed 400 Spanish and drove the remaining 2,000 settlers out of the province.

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