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|1370 by topic|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
|Establishments and disestablishments categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Art and literature|
|1370 in poetry|
|Ab urbe condita||2123|
|Balinese saka calendar||1291–1292|
|English Regnal year||43 Edw. 3 – 44 Edw. 3|
|Chinese calendar|| 己酉年 (Earth Rooster)|
4066 or 4006
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庚戌年 (Metal Dog)
4067 or 4007
|- Vikram Samvat||1426–1427|
|- Shaka Samvat||1291–1292|
|- Kali Yuga||4470–4471|
|Japanese calendar|| Ōan 3|
|Minguo calendar||542 before ROC |
|Thai solar calendar||1912–1913|
1496 or 1115 or 343
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1497 or 1116 or 344
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Year 1370 ( MCCCLXX ) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
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