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1691 by topic:
Arts and Science
Architecture - Art - Literature - Music - Science
Lists of leaders
Colonial governors - State leaders
Birth and death categories
Births - Deaths
Establishments and disestablishments categories
Establishments - Disestablishments
Works category
1691 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1691
Ab urbe condita2444
Armenian calendar1140
Assyrian calendar6441
Bengali calendar1098
Berber calendar2641
English Regnal year3 Will. & Mar.  4 Will. & Mar.
Buddhist calendar2235
Burmese calendar1053
Byzantine calendar7199–7200
Chinese calendar庚午(Metal Horse)
4387 or 4327
辛未年 (Metal Goat)
4388 or 4328
Coptic calendar1407–1408
Discordian calendar2857
Ethiopian calendar1683–1684
Hebrew calendar5451–5452
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1747–1748
 - Shaka Samvat1612–1613
 - Kali Yuga4791–4792
Holocene calendar11691
Igbo calendar691–692
Iranian calendar1069–1070
Islamic calendar1102–1103
Japanese calendarGenroku 4
Javanese calendar1614–1615
Julian calendarGregorian minus 10 days
Korean calendar4024
Minguo calendar221 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar223
Thai solar calendar2233–2234
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1691 (MDCXCI) was a common year starting on Monday (dominical letter G) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Thursday (dominical letter D) of the Julian calendar, the 1691st year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 691st year of the 2nd millennium, the 91st year of the 17th century, and the 2nd year of the 1690s decade. As of the start of 1691, the Gregorian calendar was 10 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1918.




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  1. "Historical Events for Year 1691 | OnThisDay.com". Historyorb.com. Retrieved 2016-07-08.
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