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This article is about the year 1701. For the number, see 1701 (number). For other uses, see 1701 (disambiguation).
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 17th century18th century19th century
Decades: 1670s  1680s  1690s  – 1700s –  1710s  1720s  1730s
Years: 1698 1699 170017011702 1703 1704
1701 by topic:
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1701 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1701
Ab urbe condita 2454
Armenian calendar 1150
Assyrian calendar 6451
Bengali calendar 1108
Berber calendar 2651
English Regnal year 13 Will. 3 – 14 Will. 3
Buddhist calendar 2245
Burmese calendar 1063
Byzantine calendar 7209–7210
Chinese calendar 庚辰(Metal Dragon)
4397 or 4337
    — to —
辛巳年 (Metal Snake)
4398 or 4338
Coptic calendar 1417–1418
Discordian calendar 2867
Ethiopian calendar 1693–1694
Hebrew calendar 5461–5462
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1757–1758
 - Shaka Samvat 1623–1624
 - Kali Yuga 4802–4803
Holocene calendar 11701
Igbo calendar 701–702
Iranian calendar 1079–1080
Islamic calendar 1112–1113
Japanese calendar Genroku 14
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar 4034
Minguo calendar 211 before ROC
Thai solar calendar 2243–2244

1701 (MDCCI) was a common year starting on Saturday (dominical letter B) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Wednesday (dominical letter E) of the Julian calendar, the 1701st year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 701st year of the 2nd millennium, the 1st year of the 18th century, and the 2nd year of the 1700s decade. Note that the Julian day for 1701 is 11 calendar days difference, which continued to be used from 1582 until the complete conversion of the Gregorian calendar was entirely done in 1929. In the Swedish calendar it was a common year starting on Tuesday, one day ahead of the Julian and ten days behind the Gregorian calendar.




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  • English agriculturalist Jethro Tull invents a drill for planting seeds in rows.
  • The Philharmonic Society (Academia Philharmonicorum) is established in Ljubljana, Slovenia.