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1626 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1626
Ab urbe condita2379
Armenian calendar1075
Assyrian calendar6376
Balinese saka calendar1547-1548
Bengali calendar1033
Berber calendar2576
English Regnal yearCha. 1 - 2 Cha. 1
Buddhist calendar2170
Burmese calendar988
Byzantine calendar7134-7135
Chinese calendar? (Wood Ox)
4322 or 4262
    -- to --
(Fire Tiger)
4323 or 4263
Coptic calendar1342-1343
Discordian calendar2792
Ethiopian calendar1618-1619
Hebrew calendar5386-5387
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1682-1683
 - Shaka Samvat1547-1548
 - Kali Yuga4726-4727
Holocene calendar11626
Igbo calendar626-627
Iranian calendar1004-1005
Islamic calendar1035-1036
Japanese calendarKan'ei 3
Javanese calendar1547-1548
Julian calendarGregorian minus 10 days
Korean calendar3959
Minguo calendar286 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar158
Thai solar calendar2168-2169
Tibetan calendar?
(female Wood-Ox)
1752 or 1371 or 599
    -- to --
(male Fire-Tiger)
1753 or 1372 or 600

1626 (MDCXXVI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar, the 1626th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 626th year of the 2nd millennium, the 26th year of the 17th century, and the 7th year of the 1620s decade. As of the start of 1626, the Gregorian calendar was 10 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.


July 30: Naples earthquake.



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  • Battle of Ningyuan in Xingcheng, Liaoning, China: With a much smaller force, the Ming Dynasty commander Yuan Chonghuan defeats the Manchu tribal leader Nurhaci, who dies soon after and is succeeded by Huang Taiji.
  • When Quebec was first established, its settlers depended on supplies sent from France. However, Samuel de Champlain wants the settlement at Quebec to be able to survive on its own. In 1626, Champlain decides to build a farm to raise livestock, or animals to provide food for the people living in the habitation. Champlain describes the construction of Cap tourmente (Kap toor-mont) Farm, in one of his journals.
  • The Würzburg witch trial, which will lead to the mass executions of hundreds of people until 1631, begins.






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  1. ^ "The Parliament of 1626 | History of Parliament Online". www.historyofparliamentonline.org. Retrieved 2019.
  2. ^ "Francis Bacon | Biography, Philosophy, & Facts". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 2019.

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