1668

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July 6, 2022

1668 (MDCLXVIII, in Roman numerals) was a leap year of the 17th century of the current Gregorian Calendar, of the Age of Christ, and its Sunday letters were A and G (52 weeks), it started on a Sunday and ended on a Monday. fair.

Events

February 13 - A Lisbon treaty is signed between Afonso VI of Portugal and Carlos II of Spain, where the latter recognizes the Restoration of Portugal's Independence. Only Ceuta is incorporated into the Spanish crown. 23 November - Storm causes great damage in Calheta, island of São Jorge, Azores, causing "such a change in the sea that it entered the village knocking down houses" and obstructing the port with stones. Anton van Leeuwenhoek (1632-1723) confirms the existence of blood capillaries. Francisco Redi took the first steps to refute the idea of ​​abiogenesis for fly larvae. The courts rectify the removal of Afonso VI from Portugal dictated by his brother Pedro II to abdicate; Afonso VI is exiled on Terceira Island, Azores.

Births

November 10 – François Couperin, French composer, organist and harpsichordist (d. 1773).

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