672

Year 672 (DCLXXII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The denomination 672 for this year has been used since the early medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the prevalent method in Europe for naming years.

Millennium: 1st millennium
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672 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar672
DCLXXII
Ab urbe condita1425
Armenian calendar121
ԹՎ ՃԻԱ
Assyrian calendar5422
Balinese saka calendar593–594
Bengali calendar79
Berber calendar1622
Buddhist calendar1216
Burmese calendar34
Byzantine calendar6180–6181
Chinese calendar辛未(Metal Goat)
3368 or 3308
    — to —
壬申年 (Water Monkey)
3369 or 3309
Coptic calendar388–389
Discordian calendar1838
Ethiopian calendar664–665
Hebrew calendar4432–4433
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat728–729
 - Shaka Samvat593–594
 - Kali Yuga3772–3773
Holocene calendar10672
Iranian calendar50–51
Islamic calendar51–53
Japanese calendarN/A
Javanese calendar563–564
Julian calendar672
DCLXXII
Korean calendar3005
Minguo calendar1240 before ROC
民前1240年
Nanakshahi calendar−796
Seleucid era983/984 AG
Thai solar calendar1214–1215
Tibetan calendar阴金羊年
(female Iron-Goat)
798 or 417 or −355
    — to —
阳水猴年
(male Water-Monkey)
799 or 418 or −354
Pope Adeodatus II Illustration
Pope Adeodatus II (672–676)

Events

By place

Europe

Britain

  • King Cenwalh of Wessex dies after a 31-year reign, in which he has lost much of his territory to Welsh and Mercian forces. He is succeeded by his widow Seaxburh. His sub-kings divide Wessex amongst themselves (approximate date).

Asia

  • January 7 – Emperor Tenji dies after a 10-year reign, in which he has given the Fujiwara clan its name. Following his death, there ensues a succession dispute between Tenji's 14 children (many by different mothers). He is succeeded by his favorite son Kōbun, age 23, who has been first accorded with the title Daijō-daijin.[1]
  • August 21 – Kōbun is deposed after 8 months, during a brief but violent battle called the Jinshin War. He is succeeded by his uncle Ōama, who becomes the 40th emperor of Japan with support from the Fujiwara family. He takes the name Tenmu, and begins a reign that will continue until 686.

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Religion

Births

Deaths

Hyakuninisshu 001
Emperor Tenji
Emperor Kōbun
Emperor Kōbun

Date Unknown

References

  1. ^ Ponsonby-Fane, Richard (1959). "The Imperial House of Japan", p. 53
AAA 400 Drive for Autism

The AAA 400 Drive for Autism is a 400-mile (640 km) Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series stock car race held annually at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Delaware, the other one being the Dover 400, the fall race at Dover, for the NASCAR Chase for the Championship, it is the first of two Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races at Dover. The 2007 Autism Speaks 400 presented by Visa marked the first time that a NASCAR Cup race entitlement was dedicated to a non-profit organization, by the race's title sponsor, Visa Inc.Starting in 2007 through 2017, Dover International Speedway announced that the 2007 race would be named the “Autism Speaks 400 presented by Visa" , dedicating to increasing understanding and knowledge of autism spectrum disorders; to funding dedicated to eugenics; and to advocating for the needs of affected families.

Between 2001 and 2006, the race was broadcast in the United States on FX. Television coverage of the race moved to the Fox network beginning in 2007, but after eight years, the race returned to cable television with Fox Sports 1.

Area code 250

Area code 250 is an area code which serves the Canadian province of British Columbia outside the Lower Mainland, including Vancouver Island–home to the provincial capital, Victoria–and the province's Interior. The area code also serves the United States community of Hyder, Alaska, which sits along the border near the town of Stewart. The incumbent local exchange carriers are Telus, Northwestel and CityWest in the city of Prince Rupert.

Area codes 778 and 236

Area codes 778 and 236 are overlay area codes for the Canadian province of British Columbia. They overlay the existing area codes, 604 and 250, simultaneously, requiring ten-digit dialing throughout the province. The area codes also serve the United States community of Hyder, Alaska, which sits along the Canada–United States border near the town of Stewart. Area code 672 will be overlaid as relief on May 4, 2019.

Auto Club 400

The Auto Club 400 is a 400-mile (643.737 km) Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series stock car race held at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. Prior to 2005, the race was held in late April or early May, and until 2010, the race was run at a length of 500 miles. When the NASCAR Realignment of 2005 was made, the race was moved to February and the week following the Daytona 500. The February date stayed until the 2011 season when the date changed to March. After being pleased with the results of the shortening of the track's former fall race date, the Pepsi Max 400, from 500 to 400 miles Auto Club Speedway decided to do the same thing to its spring race.Kyle Busch is the defending winner of the event.

Bundesautobahn 672

The Bundesautobahn 672 (translates from German as Federal Motorway 672, short form Autobahn 672, abbreviated as BAB 672 or A 672) is an autobahn in Germany and connects the A 67 and the A 5 with Darmstadt. With a length of a little less than 2km, it is one of the shortest Autobahns.

Daytona 500

The Daytona 500 is a 500-mile-long (805 km) Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series motor race held annually at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. It is the first of two Cup races held every year at Daytona, the second being the Coke Zero 400, and one of three held in Florida, with the annual championship showdown Ford EcoBoost 400 being held at Homestead south of Miami. It is one of the four restrictor plate races on the Cup schedule. The inaugural Daytona 500 was held in 1959 coinciding with the opening of the speedway and since 1982, it has been the season-opening race of the Cup series.The Daytona 500 is regarded as the most important and prestigious race on the NASCAR calendar, carrying by far the largest purse. Championship points awarded are equal to that of any other Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race. It is also the series' first race of the year; this phenomenon is virtually unique in sports, which tend to have championships or other major events at the end of the season rather than the start. Since 1995, U.S. television ratings for the Daytona 500 have been the highest for any auto race of the year, surpassing the traditional leader, the Indianapolis 500 which in turn greatly surpasses the Daytona 500 in in-track attendance and international viewing. The 2006 Daytona 500 attracted the sixth largest average live global TV audience of any sporting event that year with 20 million viewers.The race serves as the final event of Speedweeks and is sometimes known as "The Great American Race" or the "Super Bowl of Stock Car Racing". Since its inception, the race has been held in mid-to-late February. From 1971 to 2011, and again since 2018, the event has been as associated with Presidents Day weekend, taking place on the Sunday before the third Monday in February.

The winner of the Daytona 500 is presented with the Harley J. Earl Trophy in Victory Lane, and the winning car is displayed in race-winning condition for one year at Daytona 500 Experience, a museum and gallery adjacent to Daytona International Speedway.

Denny Hamlin is the defending winner of the Daytona 500, having won it in 2019.

Emperor Tenji

Emperor Tenji (天智天皇, Tenji-tennō, 626 – January 7, 672), also known as Emperor Tenchi, was the 38th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.Tenji's reign spanned the years from 661 through 672.

Gander Outdoors 400

The Gander Outdoors 400 is the second of two Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series stock car races held at the Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania, the other being the Pocono 400. Starting in 2007, the race was moved from its traditional July date into August, swapping dates with the Brickyard 400.

In 2008, Sunoco, the official NASCAR fuel supplier, based in Pennsylvania, and the Philadelphia region of the American Red Cross, agreed to sponsorship of the race and charity events to benefit the American Red Cross South Pennsylvania-Philadelphia region. It marked the first time since 1996 that the event carried a title sponsor. Camping World took over title sponsorship of sponsorship through its Good Sam Club in 2011. The race was a 500-mile (804.672 km), 200 lap event from its inception in 1974, through the 2011 race. On August 10, 2011, it was announced that both Pocono races would be shortened to 400 miles (643.738 km), beginning in 2012. The Bowling Proprietors' Association of America, through its marketing arm Strike Ten Entertainment, signed an entitlement sponsor for the 2013 and 2014 editions. In 2015, Microsoft signed a one-year deal to title the event with its' new Windows 10 update, and in 2016 the race returned as the Pennsylvania 400. In early-July 2017, the Marine and Watersport franchise Overton's signed a three-year deal to sponsor Pocono's second race weekend through 2019, which includes not only the Cup race being renamed the Overton's 400, but the 150-mile Camping World Truck Series race will be known as the Overton's 150. However on February 6, 2018, the speedway announced that Gander Outdoors will sponsor the race with the Gander Outdoors 400 as well as the Camping World Truck Series race with the Gander Outdoors 150. The Overton’s sponsorship was transferred to the Chicagoland race.

Gander Outdoors 400 (Dover)

The Gander Outdoors 400 is the second of two Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series stock car races held at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Delaware, the other one being the AAA 400 Drive for Autism. It is held on the last weekend of September or the first weekend of October. It is the fourth race in the NASCAR Cup Series' Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs after the 2018 realignment. NBC has the rights to obtain the final 20 races of the season (14 of 20), including this race .

German submarine U-672

German submarine U-672 was a Type VIIC U-boat of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II. The submarine was laid down on 24 December 1941 at the Howaldtswerke yard at Hamburg, launched on 27 February 1943, and commissioned on 6 April 1943 under the command of Oberleutnant zur See Ulf Lawaetz.

Attached to 5th U-boat Flotilla based at Kiel, U-672 completed her training period on 30 September 1943 and was assigned to front-line service.

Kosmos 672

Kosmos 672 (Russian: Космос 672 meaning Cosmos 672) was the second unmanned test of the ASTP Soyuz spacecraft. Also had APAS-75 androgynous docking system.

This was preceded by another unmanned test of this spacecraft type, Kosmos 638. It was a Soyuz 7K-TM spacecraft.

List of Daytona 500 winners

The Daytona 500 is a 500-mile-long (805 km) Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series motor race held annually at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. It is one of four restrictor plate races on the Cup schedule. The first Daytona 500 was held in 1959, coinciding with the opening of the speedway, and since 1982, it has been the season-opening race of the Cup series.The Daytona 500 is regarded as the most important and prestigious race on the NASCAR calendar, carrying by far the largest purse. Championship points awarded are equal to that of any other NASCAR Cup race. It is also the series' first race of the year; this phenomenon is virtually unique in sports, which tend to have championships or other major events at the end of the season rather than the start. Since 1995, U.S. television ratings for the Daytona 500 have been the highest for any auto race of the year, surpassing the traditional leader, the Indianapolis 500 which in turn greatly surpasses the Daytona 500 in in-track attendance and international viewing. The 2006 Daytona 500 attracted the sixth largest average live global TV audience of any sporting event that year with 20 million viewers.The event serves as the final event of Speedweeks and is sometimes referred to as "The Great American Race" or the "Super Bowl of Stock Car Racing." All 56 Daytona 500s since the first race in 1959 have been held in February. From 1971-2011, it was associated with Presidents Day weekend, taking place on the Sunday before the third Monday in February. For 2012, the race was pushed back a week, to the last Sunday of February. Because of inclement weather conditions on February 26, the day the 2012 Daytona 500 was supposed to be held, the race was postponed until the evening of Monday, February 27, and it was not until the 2013 Daytona 500, which was held on February 24 of that year, that the race took place on the last Sunday of February for the first time.

The winner of the Daytona 500 is presented with the Harley J. Earl Trophy in Victory Lane, and the winning car is displayed, in race-winning condition, for one year at Daytona 500 Experience, a museum and gallery adjacent to Daytona International Speedway. Austin Dillon is the race's incumbent champion after winning it in 2018.

List of county routes in Mercer County, New Jersey

The following is a list of county routes in Mercer County in the U.S. state of New Jersey. For more information on the county route system in New Jersey as a whole, including its history, see County routes in New Jersey.

List of state highways in Maryland shorter than one mile (2–699)

The following is a list of state highways in Maryland shorter than one mile (1.6 km) in length with route numbers between 2 and 699. Most of these highways act as service roads, old alignments of more prominent highways, or connectors between one or more highways. Many of these highways are unsigned and have multiple segments with the same number. Several of these highways have their own articles; those highways are summarized here and a link is provided to the main article. This list does not include highways where at least one highway of that number is at least one mile in length. All highways at least one mile in length have their own article. The highways shorter than one mile with the same number are covered in the main article for the highway.

No. 672 Squadron RAF

No. 672 Squadron RAF was a glider squadron of the Royal Air Force active during the Second World War.

Ontario Highway 672

Secondary Highway 672, commonly referred to as Highway 672, is a provincially maintained secondary highway in the Canadian province of Ontario. The 47.6-kilometre (29.6 mi) route lies within Timiskaming and Cochrane district, connecting Highway 66 — part of the Trans-Canada Highway — in the south with Highway 101 in the north. It is the only highway to provide access to Esker Lakes Provincial Park. Though the highway was first assumed by the province in 1990, the existing road had been built north from Highway 66 to the provincial park in 1977 and extended to Highway 101 in the late 1980s.

Pocono 400

The Pocono 400 is a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series stock car race held annually at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. The race is the first of two NASCAR Cup Series races at Pocono Raceway, with the other being the Gander Outdoors 400. First held as a 500-mile (800 km) race during the 1982 season, it served as a replacement for the 400-mile (640 km) race at Texas World Speedway. Starting in 2012, the race distance was reduced to 400 miles.

Pope Vitalian

Pope Vitalian (Latin: Vitalianus; d. 27 January 672) reigned from 30 July 657 to his death in 672. He was born in Segni, Lazio, the son of Anastasius.

Saskatchewan Highway 672

Highway 672 is a highway in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. It runs from Highway 7 near Vanscoy to Highway 16. Highway 672 is about 51 km (32 mi.) long.

Highway 672 goes north from Vanscoy for its first 15 km. It then runs concurrently with Highway 14 for 8 km before taking another northbound route. At km 44, Highway 672 begins a 2-km concurrency with Highway 784. After this concurrency, Highway 672 goes north as the Ceepee Grid until its terminus at Highway 16.

Virginia State Route 672

State Route 672 (SR 672) in the U.S. state of Virginia is a secondary route designation applied to multiple discontinuous road segments among the many counties. The list below describes the sections in each county that are designated SR 672.

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