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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 17th century18th century19th century
Decades: 1680s  1690s  1700s  – 1710s –  1720s  1730s  1740s
Years: 1713 1714 171517161717 1718 1719
1716 in topic:
Subjects:     ArchaeologyArchitecture
ArtLiterature (Poetry) – MusicScience
Countries:   CanadaGreat Britain
Leaders:   State leadersColonial governors
Category: EstablishmentsDisestablishments

Year 1716 (MDCCXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar).


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1716 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1716
Ab urbe condita 2469
Armenian calendar 1165
Bahá'í calendar -128 – -127
Bengali calendar 1123
Berber calendar 2666
Buddhist calendar 2260
Burmese calendar 1078
Byzantine calendar 7224 – 7225
Chinese calendar 乙未年十二月初七日
— to —
Coptic calendar 1432 – 1433
Ethiopian calendar 1708 – 1709
Hebrew calendar 5476 – 5477
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1771 – 1772
 - Shaka Samvat 1638 – 1639
 - Kali Yuga 4817 – 4818
Holocene calendar 11716
Iranian calendar 1094 – 1095
Islamic calendar 1128 – 1129
Japanese calendar Shōtoku 6Kyōhō 1
Korean calendar 4049
Thai solar calendar 2259



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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 17th century - 18th century - 19th century
Decades: 1680s  1690s  1700s  - 1710s -  1720s  1730s  1740s
Years: 1713 1714 1715 - 1716 - 1717 1718 1719


  • August 5 - In the Battle of Peterwardein 40.000 Austrian troops of Prince Eugene of Savoy defeat 150,000 Ottoman Turks under Darnad Ali Pasha
  • Pirate Edward Teach the "Blackbeard" raids shipping in the Caribbean
  • Natchez, one of the oldest towns on the Mississippi, founded.
  • Crieff, Scotland burned to the ground in revenge for the Jacobite defeat at the Battle of Sheriffmuir.
  • Kangxi Dictionary published this year. This dictionary lays the foundation of most references to Han characters studies nowadays.krc:1716 джыл


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