1688 (MDCLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar, the 1688th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 688th year of the 2nd millennium, the 88th year of the 17th century, and the 9th year of the 1680s decade. As of the start of 1688, the Gregorian calendar was 10 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
1688 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1688
Ab urbe condita2441
Armenian calendar1137
Assyrian calendar6438
Balinese saka calendar1609–1610
Bengali calendar1095
Berber calendar2638
English Regnal yearJa. 2 – 1 Will. & Mar.
Buddhist calendar2232
Burmese calendar1050
Byzantine calendar7196–7197
Chinese calendar丁卯(Fire Rabbit)
4384 or 4324
    — to —
戊辰年 (Earth Dragon)
4385 or 4325
Coptic calendar1404–1405
Discordian calendar2854
Ethiopian calendar1680–1681
Hebrew calendar5448–5449
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1744–1745
 - Shaka Samvat1609–1610
 - Kali Yuga4788–4789
Holocene calendar11688
Igbo calendar688–689
Iranian calendar1066–1067
Islamic calendar1099–1100
Japanese calendarJōkyō 5 / Genroku 1
Javanese calendar1611–1612
Julian calendarGregorian minus 10 days
Korean calendar4021
Minguo calendar224 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar220
Thai solar calendar2230–2231
Tibetan calendar阴火兔年
(female Fire-Rabbit)
1814 or 1433 or 661
    — to —
(male Earth-Dragon)
1815 or 1434 or 662





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