1708

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This article is about the year 1708.
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 17th century18th century19th century
Decades: 1670s  1680s  1690s  – 1700s –  1710s  1720s  1730s
Years: 1705 1706 170717081709 1710 1711
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1708 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1708
MDCCVIII
Ab urbe condita 2461
Armenian calendar 1157
ԹՎ ՌՃԾԷ
Assyrian calendar 6458
Bahá'í calendar −136 – −135
Bengali calendar 1115
Berber calendar 2658
British Regnal year Ann. 1 – 7 Ann. 1
Buddhist calendar 2252
Burmese calendar 1070
Byzantine calendar 7216–7217
Chinese calendar 丁亥(Fire Pig)
4404 or 4344
    — to —
戊子年 (Earth Rat)
4405 or 4345
Coptic calendar 1424–1425
Discordian calendar 2874
Ethiopian calendar 1700–1701
Hebrew calendar 5468–5469
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1764–1765
 - Shaka Samvat 1630–1631
 - Kali Yuga 4809–4810
Holocene calendar 11708
Igbo calendar 708–709
Iranian calendar 1086–1087
Islamic calendar 1119–1120
Japanese calendar Hōei 5
(宝永5年)
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar 4041
Minguo calendar 204 before ROC
民前204年
Thai solar calendar 2251


Year 1708 (MDCCVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Thursday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar. In the Swedish calendar it was a leap year starting on Wednesday, one day ahead of the Julian and ten days behind the Gregorian calendar.

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  1. ^ a b Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. p. 292. ISBN 0-304-35730-8. 
  2. ^ Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 205–206. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2. 
  3. ^ "Stamps celebrate St Paul's with Wren epitaph". Evening Standard. Retrieved 2008-06-05. 
  4. ^ Landow, George P. (2010). "The British East India Company — the Company that Owned a Nation (or Two)". The Victorian Web. Retrieved 2011-11-22.