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1690 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1690
Ab urbe condita2443
Armenian calendar1139
Assyrian calendar6440
Bengali calendar1097
Berber calendar2640
English Regnal year2 Will. & Mar.  3 Will. & Mar.
Buddhist calendar2234
Burmese calendar1052
Byzantine calendar7198–7199
Chinese calendar己巳(Earth Snake)
4386 or 4326
庚午年 (Metal Horse)
4387 or 4327
Coptic calendar1406–1407
Discordian calendar2856
Ethiopian calendar1682–1683
Hebrew calendar5450–5451
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1746–1747
 - Shaka Samvat1611–1612
 - Kali Yuga4790–4791
Holocene calendar11690
Igbo calendar690–691
Iranian calendar1068–1069
Islamic calendar1101–1102
Japanese calendarGenroku 3
Javanese calendar1613–1614
Julian calendarGregorian minus 10 days
Korean calendar4023
Minguo calendar222 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar222
Thai solar calendar2232–2233
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1690 (MDCXC) was a common year starting on Sunday (dominical letter A) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Wednesday (dominical letter E) of the Julian calendar, the 1690th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 690th year of the 2nd millennium, the 90th year of the 17th century, and the 1st year of the 1690s decade. As of the start of 1690, the Gregorian calendar was 10 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1918.




Battle of the Boyne

Date unknown




  1. There is no evidence for this. Rice, Albert R. (1992). The Baroque Clarinet. Oxford: Clarendon Press. pp. 17, 40–42. ISBN 0198161883.
  2. The battle took place on June 30 according to the "old style" Julian calendar in use at this time by the English.
  3. The battle took place on July 1 according to the "old style" Julian calendar in use at this time by the English. This is equivalent to 11 July in the "new style" Gregorian calendar, although today commemorated on July 12.
  4. 1 2 Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. p. 285. ISBN 0-304-35730-8.
  5. "Parades and Marches - Chronology 2: Historical Dates and Events". Conflict Archive on the Internet (CAIN). Retrieved 28 January 2010.
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