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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 17th century18th century19th century
Decades: 1670s  1680s  1690s  – 1700s –  1710s  1720s  1730s
Years: 1703 1704 170517061707 1708 1709
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Category: Establishments – Disestablishments

Year 1706 (MDCCVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). Year 1706 of the Swedish calendar was a common year starting on Monday, one day ahead of the Julian calendar.


Events of 1706




1706 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1706
Ab urbe condita 2459
Armenian calendar 1155
Bahá'í calendar -138 – -137
Bengali calendar 1113
Berber calendar 2656
Buddhist calendar 2250
Burmese calendar 1068
Byzantine calendar 7214 – 7215
Chinese calendar 乙酉年十一月十七日
— to —
Coptic calendar 1422 – 1423
Ethiopian calendar 1698 – 1699
Hebrew calendar 5466 – 5467
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1761 – 1762
 - Shaka Samvat 1628 – 1629
 - Kali Yuga 4807 – 4808
Holocene calendar 11706
Iranian calendar 1084 – 1085
Islamic calendar 1117 – 1118
Japanese calendar Hōei 3
Korean calendar 4039
Thai solar calendar 2249


  • 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.
  • Twinings founder, Thomas Twining, opened the first known tea room at 216 Strand, London.




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This page is a placeholder for a page about the year 1706. The Wikiquote community has not yet come to a consensus on what this page, and calendar-year pages generally, ought to say. Please discuss any suggestions for the contents of year pages at the Village pump. In the meantime, Wikipedia's 1706 article offers a list of noteworthy events of this year.


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