1642

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This airticle is aboot the year 1642.
Millennium: 2nt millennium
Centuries: 16t century17t century18t century
Decades: 1610s  1620s  1630s  – 1640s –  1650s  1660s  1670s
Years: 1639 1640 164116421643 1644 1645

1642 (MDCXLII) wis a common year stairtin on Wadensday o the Gregorian calendar and a common year stairtin on Setturday o the Julian calendar, the 1642nt year o the Common Era (CE) an Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 642nt year o the 2nt millennium, the 42nt year o the 17t century, an the 3rd year o the 1640s decade. As o the stairt o 1642, the Gregorian calendar wis 10 days aheid o the Julian calendar, that remeened in localised use till 1923.