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1720 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1720
MDCCXX
Ab urbe condita 2473
Armenian calendar 1169
ԹՎ ՌՃԿԹ
Assyrian calendar 6470
Balinese saka calendar 1641–1642
Bengali calendar 1127
Berber calendar 2670
British Regnal year 6  Geo. 1   7  Geo. 1
Buddhist calendar 2264
Burmese calendar 1082
Byzantine calendar 7228–7229
Chinese calendar 己亥(Earth  Pig)
4416 or 4356
     to 
庚子年 (Metal  Rat)
4417 or 4357
Coptic calendar 1436–1437
Discordian calendar 2886
Ethiopian calendar 1712–1713
Hebrew calendar 5480–5481
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1776–1777
 - Shaka Samvat 1641–1642
 - Kali Yuga 4820–4821
Holocene calendar 11720
Igbo calendar 720–721
Iranian calendar 1098–1099
Islamic calendar 1132–1133
Japanese calendar Kyōhō 5
(享保5年)
Javanese calendar 1644–1645
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar 4053
Minguo calendar 192 before ROC
民前192年
Nanakshahi calendar 252
Thai solar calendar 2262–2263
Tibetan calendar 阴土猪年
(female Earth-Pig)
1846 or 1465 or 693
     to 
阳金鼠年
(male Iron-Rat)
1847 or 1466 or 694
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1720 (MDCCXX) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar  and a leap year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar, the 1720th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 720th year of the 2nd millennium, the 20th year of the 18th century, and the 1st year of the 1720s decade. As of the start of 1720, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

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