1703

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This article is about the year 1703.
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1703 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1703
MDCCIII
Ab urbe condita 2456
Armenian calendar 1152
ԹՎ ՌՃԾԲ
Assyrian calendar 6453
Bengali calendar 1110
Berber calendar 2653
English Regnal year Ann. 1 – 2 Ann. 1
Buddhist calendar 2247
Burmese calendar 1065
Byzantine calendar 7211–7212
Chinese calendar 壬午(Water Horse)
4399 or 4339
    — to —
癸未年 (Water Goat)
4400 or 4340
Coptic calendar 1419–1420
Discordian calendar 2869
Ethiopian calendar 1695–1696
Hebrew calendar 5463–5464
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1759–1760
 - Shaka Samvat 1624–1625
 - Kali Yuga 4803–4804
Holocene calendar 11703
Igbo calendar 703–704
Iranian calendar 1081–1082
Islamic calendar 1114–1115
Japanese calendar Genroku 16
(元禄16年)
Javanese calendar 1626–1627
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar 4036
Minguo calendar 209 before ROC
民前209年
Nanakshahi calendar 235
Thai solar calendar 2245–2246


1703 (MDCCIII) was a common year starting on Monday (dominical letter G) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Friday (dominical letter C) of the Julian calendar, the 1703rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 703rd year of the 2nd millennium, the 3rd year of the 18th century, and the 4th year of the 1700s decade. As of the start of 1703, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1918. In the Swedish calendar it was a common year starting on Thursday, one day ahead of the Julian and ten days behind the Gregorian calendar.

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July 29: Daniel Defoe
November 24: Great Storm of 1703

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  1. ^ Lessard, Rénald (1995). "L'Épidémie de variole de 1702-1703". Cap-aux-Diamants : La Revue d'histoire du Québec (pdf) (in French). 42: 51.