1706

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This article is about the year 1706.
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1706 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1706
MDCCVI
Ab urbe condita 2459
Armenian calendar 1155
ԹՎ ՌՃԾԵ
Assyrian calendar 6456
Bengali calendar 1113
Berber calendar 2656
English Regnal year Ann. 1 – 5 Ann. 1
Buddhist calendar 2250
Burmese calendar 1068
Byzantine calendar 7214–7215
Chinese calendar 乙酉(Wood Rooster)
4402 or 4342
    — to —
丙戌年 (Fire Dog)
4403 or 4343
Coptic calendar 1422–1423
Discordian calendar 2872
Ethiopian calendar 1698–1699
Hebrew calendar 5466–5467
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1762–1763
 - Shaka Samvat 1627–1628
 - Kali Yuga 4806–4807
Holocene calendar 11706
Igbo calendar 706–707
Iranian calendar 1084–1085
Islamic calendar 1117–1118
Japanese calendar Hōei 3
(宝永3年)
Javanese calendar 1629–1630
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar 4039
Minguo calendar 206 before ROC
民前206年
Nanakshahi calendar 238
Thai solar calendar 2248–2249


1706 (MDCCVI) was a common year starting on Friday (dominical letter C) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Tuesday (dominical letter F) of the Julian calendar, the 1706th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 706th year of the 2nd millennium, the 6th year of the 18th century, and the 7th year of the 1700s decade. As of the start of 1706, 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 Monday, one day ahead of the Julian and ten days behind the Gregorian calendar.

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  • English Parliament establishes the first turnpike trusts which place a length of road under the control of trustees drawn from local landowners and traders. The turnpike trusts borrow capital for road maintenance against the security of tolls and this arrangement becomes the common method of road maintenance for the next 150 years.

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  1. ^ Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 204–205. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2. 
  2. ^ "Icons, a portrait of England 1700-1750". Archived from the original on August 17, 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-24. 
  3. ^ Button, Henry G.; Lampert, Andrew P. (1976). The Guinness Book of the Business World. Enfield: Guinness Superlatives. ISBN 0-900424-32-X. 
  4. ^ "About Twinings - 216 Strand". Twinings. 2015. Retrieved 2015-02-13.