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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 17th century18th century19th century
Decades: 1670s  1680s  1690s  – 1700s –  1710s  1720s  1730s
Years: 1705 1706 170717081709 1710 1711
1708 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar1708
Ab urbe condita2461
Armenian calendar1157
Assyrian calendar6458
Balinese saka calendar1629–1630
Bengali calendar1115
Berber calendar2658
British Regnal yearAnn. 1 – 7 Ann. 1
Buddhist calendar2252
Burmese calendar1070
Byzantine calendar7216–7217
Chinese calendar丁亥(Fire Pig)
4404 or 4344
    — to —
戊子年 (Earth Rat)
4405 or 4345
Coptic calendar1424–1425
Discordian calendar2874
Ethiopian calendar1700–1701
Hebrew calendar5468–5469
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1764–1765
 - Shaka Samvat1629–1630
 - Kali Yuga4808–4809
Holocene calendar11708
Igbo calendar708–709
Iranian calendar1086–1087
Islamic calendar1119–1120
Japanese calendarHōei 5
Javanese calendar1631–1632
Julian calendarGregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar4041
Minguo calendar204 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar240
Thai solar calendar2250–2251
Tibetan calendar阴火猪年
(female Fire-Pig)
1834 or 1453 or 681
    — to —
(male Earth-Rat)
1835 or 1454 or 682

1708 (MDCCVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Thursday of the Julian calendar, the 1708th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 708th year of the 2nd millennium, the 8th year of the 18th century, and the 9th year of the 1700s decade. As of the start of 1708, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

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