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Millennium: 2nd millennium
1705 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1705
Ab urbe condita2458
Armenian calendar1154
Assyrian calendar6455
Balinese saka calendar1626–1627
Bengali calendar1112
Berber calendar2655
English Regnal yearAnn. 1 – 4 Ann. 1
Buddhist calendar2249
Burmese calendar1067
Byzantine calendar7213–7214
Chinese calendar甲申(Wood Monkey)
4401 or 4341
    — to —
乙酉年 (Wood Rooster)
4402 or 4342
Coptic calendar1421–1422
Discordian calendar2871
Ethiopian calendar1697–1698
Hebrew calendar5465–5466
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1761–1762
 - Shaka Samvat1626–1627
 - Kali Yuga4805–4806
Holocene calendar11705
Igbo calendar705–706
Iranian calendar1083–1084
Islamic calendar1116–1117
Japanese calendarHōei 2
Javanese calendar1628–1629
Julian calendarGregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar4038
Minguo calendar207 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar237
Thai solar calendar2247–2248
Tibetan calendar阳木猴年
(male Wood-Monkey)
1831 or 1450 or 678
    — to —
(female Wood-Rooster)
1832 or 1451 or 679

1705 (MDCCV) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar, the 1705th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 705th year of the 2nd millennium, the 5th year of the 18th century, and the 6th year of the 1700s decade. As of the start of 1705, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

In the Swedish calendar it was a common year starting on Sunday, one day ahead of the Julian and ten days behind the Gregorian calendar.




Date unknown[edit]

  • Construction begins on Blenheim Palace, in Oxfordshire, England; it is completed in 1724.
  • Taichung City, Taiwan is founded as the village of Dadun.
  • With the interest paid from daimyō loans, the Konoike buy a tract of ponds and swampland, turn the land into rice paddies, and settle 480 households numbering perhaps 2,880 peasants on the land.
  • The Shogunate confiscates the property of a merchant in Osaka "for conduct unbecoming a member of the commercial class". The government seizes 50 pairs of gold screens, 360 carpets, several mansions, 48 granaries and warehouses scattered around the country, and hundreds of thousands of gold pieces.




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  2. ^ "The Feast of San Gennaro 2019 guide". Time Out New York. Retrieved December 18, 2018.