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1708 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1708
MDCCVIII
Ab urbe condita 2461
Armenian calendar 1157
ԹՎ ՌՃԾԷ
Assyrian calendar 6458
Balinese saka calendar 1629–1630
Bengali calendar 1115
Berber calendar 2658
British Regnal year 6  Ann. 1   7  Ann. 1
Buddhist calendar 2252
Burmese calendar 1070
Byzantine calendar 7216–7217
Chinese calendar 丁亥(Fire  Pig)
4404 or 4344
     to 
戊子年 (Earth  Rat)
4405 or 4345
Coptic calendar 1424–1425
Discordian calendar 2874
Ethiopian calendar 1700–1701
Hebrew calendar 5468–5469
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1764–1765
 - Shaka Samvat 1629–1630
 - Kali Yuga 4808–4809
Holocene calendar 11708
Igbo calendar 708–709
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Islamic calendar 1119–1120
Japanese calendar Hōei 5
(宝永5年)
Javanese calendar 1631–1632
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar 4041
Minguo calendar 204 before ROC
民前204年
Nanakshahi calendar 240
Thai solar calendar 2250–2251
Tibetan calendar 阴火猪年
(female Fire-Pig)
1834 or 1453 or 681
     to 
阳土鼠年
(male Earth-Rat)
1835 or 1454 or 682
September 28: Battle of Lesnaya. Battle of Lesnaya 1708 by Larmessin.jpg
September 28: Battle of Lesnaya.

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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In the Swedish calendar it was a leap year starting on Wednesday, one day ahead of the Julian and ten days behind the Gregorian calendar.

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Births

Pompeo Batoni born 25 January Pompeo-batoni-painting-self-portrait.jpg
Pompeo Batoni born 25 January
Jean-Francois-Joseph de Rochechouart born 27 January The Cardinal de Rochechouart (Jean Francois Joseph de Rochechouart) wearing the Sash of the Order of the Holy Spirit in 1762 by Pompeo Batoni.jpg
Jean-François-Joseph de Rochechouart born 27 January
Augustin-Joseph de Mailly born 5 April AugustinDe Mailly.jpg
Augustin-Joseph de Mailly born 5 April
Johann Adolf Scheibe born 5 May Johann Adolph Scheibe.jpg
Johann Adolf Scheibe born 5 May
John Spencer born 13 May Johnspencer1708.jpg
John Spencer born 13 May
Henry Bilson-Legge born 29 May HenryBilsonLegge.jpg
Henry Bilson-Legge born 29 May
Silvester Gardiner born 29 June Silvester Gardiner.jpg
Silvester Gardiner born 29 June
Jean-Rodolphe Perronet born 27 October Jean-Rodolphe Perronet.jpg
Jean-Rodolphe Perronet born 27 October
William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham born 15 November William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham after Richard Brompton.jpg
William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham born 15 November

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Deaths

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Guru Gobind Singh

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