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Rostock's fire in 1677
Rostock is devastated by a large fire that
destroys a third of the building fabric.
Marshal de Luxembourg
François-Henri de Montmorency-Luxembourg and his troops conquered the besieged city of Valenciennes for France in the Dutch War .
Historical illustration of the monument
The monument in London commemorating the Great Fire is completed.
1677 in other calendars
Armenian calendar 1125/26 (turn of the year July)
Ethiopian calendar 1669/70 (September 10-11)
Bengali solar calendar 1082/83 (beginning of April 14th or 15th)
Buddhist calendar 2220/21 (southern Buddhism); 2219/20 (alternative calculation according to Buddha's Parinirvana )
Chinese calendar 72nd (73rd) cycle

Year of the Fire Snake丁巳 ( at the beginning of the year Fire Dragon 丙辰)

Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam) 1039/40 (turn of the year April)
Dangun era (Korea) 4010/11 (October 2/3)
Iranian calendar 1055/56
Islamic calendar 1087/88 (March 5-6)
Jewish calendar 5437/38 (September 26-27)
Coptic calendar 1393/94 (September 10-11)
Malayalam calendar 852/853
Seleucid era Babylon: 1987/88 (turn of the year April)

Syria: 1988/89 (turn of the year October)

Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar) 1733/34 (April)


Politics and world events


Sea battle in Køge Bay,
painting by Claus Møinichen, 1686
Danish landing on Rügen
Rosenburg Tapestries (1684–1693)

France and its wars

Cambrai surrender



  • Dutch settlers are driven from the Senegal coast by the French.

American colonies

Governor Edmund Andros


science and technology


Fine arts and architecture

Elephant with obelisk in the Piazza della Minerva

Music and theater



  • August 11th : Rostock is devastated by a large fire that destroys a third of the building fabric and intensifies the city's economic decline.


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Stanisław Bogusław Leszczyński 1682

Exact date of birth unknown


First half of the year

Baruch Spinoza, 1665

Second half of the year

Exact date of death unknown

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