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1624: Year of Birth of Mata Gujri (1624 -1705) (whose formal name was 'Mata Gujar Kaur'); the the wife of the ninth Sikh Guru, Guru Tegh Bahadur; the mother of the tenth and last human Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh and the grandmother of the four Sahibzade.
1629: Barsi of Baba Sri Chand (9 September 1494 – 1629) was the eldest son of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism. Sri Chand was born to Mata Sulakhani on 9 September 1494 (Bhadon sudi 9, 1551Bk) at Sultanpur Lodhi, now in Kapurthala district of the Punjab.
1647: 13 June Peer Buddhu Shah (13 June 1647 - 21 March 1704) was born on 13 June 1647 at Sadhaura. He was a Muslim divine whose real name was Badr ud Din; he was an admirer and ally of Guru Gobind Singh.
1669: Birth of Bhai Daya Singh (26 August 1669 - 1708), the first of the Panj Piare or the Five Beloved celebrated in the Sikh tradition, was the son of Bhai Suddha, a Sobti Khatri of Lahore, and Mai Diali.
- 1675 November 18 to 24: Martyrdom of the 3 Sikhs of Guru Tegh Bahadar - Bhai Mati Das, Bhai Sati Das and Bhai Dayal Das were first tortured and then martyred on 24 November 1675
- November 24, 1675: Guru Tegh Bahadur (April 1, 1621 - November 11, 1675) left for his heavenly abode on this day. The Guru was the ninth of the Ten Gurus of Sikhism and became Guru on March 20, 1665 following in the footsteps of his grand-nephew, Guru Har Krishan.
1691: Birthday of Sahibzada Jujhar Singh (27 September1 1691 - 7 December 1705), the second son of Guru Gobind Singh, was born to Mata Jito ji (also known as Mata Sundari ji) at Anandpur on 27 September 1691 (as per Nanakshahi calendar).
As a means of recording the passage of time, the 16th century was that century which lasted from 1501 to 1600.