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Battle of Lund
The Battle of Lund in the Scandinavian War between the victorious Swedes and Denmark kills over 8,500.
Pope Innocent XI.
Benedetto Odescalchi was elected Pope in the conclave of 1676 and took the name Innocent XI. at.
Peder Schumacher Griffenfeld
The Danish Chancellor Peder Schumacher Griffenfeld is arrested for alleged high treason .
1676 in other calendars
Armenian calendar 1124/25 (turn of the year July)
Ethiopian calendar 1668/69 (September 10-11)
Bengali solar calendar 1081/82 (beginning of April 14th or 15th)
Buddhist calendar 2219/20 (southern Buddhism); 2218/19 (alternative calculation according to Buddha's Parinirvana )
Chinese calendar 72nd (73rd) cycle

Year of the fire dragon丙辰 ( at the beginning of the year wooden rabbit 乙卯)

Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam) 1038/39 (turn of the year April)
Dangun era (Korea) 4009/10 (October 2/3)
Iranian calendar 1054/55
Islamic calendar 1086/87 (March 15/16)
Jewish calendar 5436/37 (September 7/8)
Coptic calendar 1392/93 (September 10-11)
Malayalam calendar 851/852
Seleucid era Babylon: 1986/87 (turn of the year April)

Syria: 1987/88 (turn of the year October)

Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar) 1732/33 (April)


Politics and world events

Dutch War and Northern War

Sea battle in front of Palermo
  • June 2: During the Dutch War , the Spanish-Dutch fleet, which was anchored for repairs, was fought by the French fleet that had unexpectedly arrived in the sea ​​battle off Palermo . After the victory, France gains naval supremacy in the Mediterranean.
Siege of Philippsburg
  • September 17th: The siege of Philippsburg ends with the handover of the fortress Philippsburg to the imperial troops by the French.
  • December 4: The Battle of Lund in the Skåne War kills over 8,500. It is considered to be one of the bloodiest battles ever fought on Scandinavian soil. The losses are around 50 percent on both sides. The Swedes will ultimately emerge victorious from the battle.

Central and Eastern Europe

Fyodor III.



  • November 30th: The Feuerkasse is founded in Hamburg , the oldest existing insurance company in the world.

science and technology




Coat of arms of the Cardinal Chamberlain during the Sedis vacancy


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