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1716 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1716
Ab urbe condita2469
Armenian calendar1165
Assyrian calendar6466
Bengali calendar1123
Berber calendar2666
British Regnal year2 Geo. 1  3 Geo. 1
Buddhist calendar2260
Burmese calendar1078
Byzantine calendar7224–7225
Chinese calendar乙未(Wood Goat)
4412 or 4352
丙申年 (Fire Monkey)
4413 or 4353
Coptic calendar1432–1433
Discordian calendar2882
Ethiopian calendar1708–1709
Hebrew calendar5476–5477
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1772–1773
 - Shaka Samvat1637–1638
 - Kali Yuga4816–4817
Holocene calendar11716
Igbo calendar716–717
Iranian calendar1094–1095
Islamic calendar1128–1129
Japanese calendarShōtoku 6 / Kyōhō 1
Javanese calendar1639–1640
Julian calendarGregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar4049
Minguo calendar196 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar248
Thai solar calendar2258–2259
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1716 (MDCCXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (dominical letter ED) of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Sunday (dominical letter AG) of the Julian calendar, the 1716th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 716th year of the 2nd millennium, the 16th year of the 18th century, and the 7th year of the 1710s decade. As of the start of 1716, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1918.




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