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This article is about the year 1687.
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 16th century17th century18th century
Decades: 1650s  1660s  1670s  – 1680s –  1690s  1700s  1710s
Years: 1684 1685 168616871688 1689 1690
1687 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
1687 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1687
Ab urbe condita 2440
Armenian calendar 1136
Assyrian calendar 6437
Bengali calendar 1094
Berber calendar 2637
English Regnal year Ja. 2 – 3 Ja. 2
Buddhist calendar 2231
Burmese calendar 1049
Byzantine calendar 7195–7196
Chinese calendar 丙寅(Fire Tiger)
4383 or 4323
    — to —
丁卯年 (Fire Rabbit)
4384 or 4324
Coptic calendar 1403–1404
Discordian calendar 2853
Ethiopian calendar 1679–1680
Hebrew calendar 5447–5448
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1743–1744
 - Shaka Samvat 1608–1609
 - Kali Yuga 4787–4788
Holocene calendar 11687
Igbo calendar 687–688
Iranian calendar 1065–1066
Islamic calendar 1098–1099
Japanese calendar Jōkyō 4
Javanese calendar 1610–1611
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 10 days
Korean calendar 4020
Minguo calendar 225 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar 219
Thai solar calendar 2229–2230
Newton's own copy of his July 5th 1687 edition of Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica (or his Principia), with hand-written corrections for the second edition.

1687 (MDCLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (dominical letter E) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Saturday (dominical letter B) of the Julian calendar, the 1687th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 687th year of the 2nd millennium, the 87th year of the 17th century, and the 8th year of the 1680s decade. As of the start of 1687, the Gregorian calendar was 10 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1918.






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