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Millennium: 2nd millennium
1628 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1628
Ab urbe condita2381
Armenian calendar1077
Assyrian calendar6378
Balinese saka calendar1549–1550
Bengali calendar1035
Berber calendar2578
English Regnal yearCha. 1 – 4 Cha. 1
Buddhist calendar2172
Burmese calendar990
Byzantine calendar7136–7137
Chinese calendar丁卯年 (Fire Rabbit)
4324 or 4264
    — to —
戊辰年 (Earth Dragon)
4325 or 4265
Coptic calendar1344–1345
Discordian calendar2794
Ethiopian calendar1620–1621
Hebrew calendar5388–5389
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1684–1685
 - Shaka Samvat1549–1550
 - Kali Yuga4728–4729
Holocene calendar11628
Igbo calendar628–629
Iranian calendar1006–1007
Islamic calendar1037–1038
Japanese calendarKan'ei 5
Javanese calendar1549–1550
Julian calendarGregorian minus 10 days
Korean calendar3961
Minguo calendar284 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar160
Thai solar calendar2170–2171
Tibetan calendar阴火兔年
(female Fire-Rabbit)
1754 or 1373 or 601
    — to —
(male Earth-Dragon)
1755 or 1374 or 602
September 7–8: Dutch admiral Piet Hein captures the Spanish treasure fleet in the Battle in the Bay of Matanzas.
September 78: Dutch admiral Piet Hein captures the Spanish treasure fleet in the Battle in the Bay of Matanzas.

1628 (MDCXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar, the 1628th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 628th year of the 2nd millennium, the 28th year of the 17th century, and the 9th year of the 1620s decade. As of the start of 1628, the Gregorian calendar was 10 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.


October 28: Cardinal Richelieu at the siege of La Rochelle. Painting by Henri Motte from 1881.



Date unknown


Claire-Clémence de Maillé-Brézé
Marcello Malpighi
Marek Sobieski
Úrsula Micaela Morata







George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham
Fulke Greville, 1st Baron Brooke


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