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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 17th century18th century19th century
Decades: 1670s  1680s  1690s  – 1700s –  1710s  1720s  1730s
Years: 1702 1703 170417051706 1707 1708
1705 by topic:
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1705 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1705
Ab urbe condita 2458
Armenian calendar 1154
Assyrian calendar 6455
Bengali calendar 1112
Berber calendar 2655
English Regnal year Ann. 1 – 4 Ann. 1
Buddhist calendar 2249
Burmese calendar 1067
Byzantine calendar 7213–7214
Chinese calendar 甲申(Wood Monkey)
4401 or 4341
    — to —
乙酉年 (Wood Rooster)
4402 or 4342
Coptic calendar 1421–1422
Discordian calendar 2871
Ethiopian calendar 1697–1698
Hebrew calendar 5465–5466
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1761–1762
 - Shaka Samvat 1627–1628
 - Kali Yuga 4806–4807
Holocene calendar 11705
Igbo calendar 705–706
Iranian calendar 1083–1084
Islamic calendar 1116–1117
Japanese calendar Hōei 2
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar 4038
Minguo calendar 207 before ROC
Thai solar calendar 2247–2248

1705 (MDCCV) was a common year starting on Thursday (dominical letter D) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Monday (dominical letter G) of the Julian calendar, the 1705th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 705th year of the 2nd millennium, the 5th year of the 18th century, and the 6th year of the 1700s decade. Note that the Julian day for 1705 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 Sunday, one day ahead of the Julian and ten days behind the Gregorian calendar.




November: Williamsburg Capitol (replica).

Date unknown

  • Construction begins on Blenheim Palace, in Oxfordshire, England. It is completed in 1724.
  • Taichung City, Taiwan is founded as the village of Dadun.
  • With the interest paid from daimyo loans, the Konoike buy a tract of ponds and swampland, turn the land into rice paddies and settle 480 households numbering perhaps 2,880 peasants on the land.
  • The Shogunate confiscates the property of a merchant in Osaka "for conduct unbecoming a member of the commercial class". The government seizes 50 pairs of gold screens, 360 carpets, several mansions, 48 granaries and warehouses scattered around the country and hundreds of thousands of gold pieces.