This airticle is aboot the year 1661.

1661 (MDCLXI) wis a common year stairtin on Seturday o the Gregorian calendar and a common year stairtin on Tysday o the Julian calendar, the 1661st year o the Common Era (CE) an Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 661st year o the 2nt millennium, the 61st year o the 17t century, an the 2nt year o the 1660s decade. As o the stairt o 1661, the Gregorian calendar wis 10 days aheid o the Julian calendar, that remeened in localised use till 1923.

Millennium: 2nt millennium
Centuries: 16t century17t century18t century
Decades: 1630s  1640s  1650s  – 1660s –  1670s  1680s  1690s
Years: 1658 1659 166016611662 1663 1664