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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 16th century17th century18th century
Decades: 1660s  1670s  1680s  – 1690s –  1700s  1710s  1720s
Years: 1687 1688 168916901691 1692 1693
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1690 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1690
Ab urbe condita 2443
Armenian calendar 1139
Assyrian calendar 6440
Bengali calendar 1097
Berber calendar 2640
English Regnal year Will. & Mar. – 3 Will. & Mar.
Buddhist calendar 2234
Burmese calendar 1052
Byzantine calendar 7198–7199
Chinese calendar 己巳(Earth Snake)
4386 or 4326
    — to —
庚午年 (Metal Horse)
4387 or 4327
Coptic calendar 1406–1407
Discordian calendar 2856
Ethiopian calendar 1682–1683
Hebrew calendar 5450–5451
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1746–1747
 - Shaka Samvat 1612–1613
 - Kali Yuga 4791–4792
Holocene calendar 11690
Igbo calendar 690–691
Iranian calendar 1068–1069
Islamic calendar 1101–1102
Japanese calendar Genroku 3
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 10 days
Korean calendar 4023
Minguo calendar 222 before ROC
Thai solar calendar 2232–2233

1690 (MDCXC) was a common year starting on Sunday (dominical letter A) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Wednesday (dominical letter E) of the Julian calendar, the 1690th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 690th year of the 2nd millennium, the 90th year of the 17th century, and the 1st year of the 1690s decade. Note that the Julian day for 1690 is 10 calendar days difference, which continued to be used from 1582 until the complete conversion of the Gregorian calendar was entirely done in 1929.




Battle of the Boyne

Date unknown




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  2. The battle took place on June 30 according to the "old style" Julian calendar in use at this time by the English.
  3. The battle took place on July 1 according to the "old style" Julian calendar in use at this time by the English. This is equivalent to 11 July in the "new style" Gregorian calendar, although today commemorated on July 12.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. p. 285. ISBN 0-304-35730-8.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. "Parades and Marches - Chronology 2: Historical Dates and Events". Conflict Archive on the Internet (CAIN). Retrieved January 28, 2010.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>