1681 (MDCLXXXI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar, the 1681st year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 681st year of the 2nd millennium, the 81st year of the 17th century, and the 2nd year of the 1680s decade. As of the start of 1681, the Gregorian calendar was 10 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
March 4: King Charles II of England grants land charter to William Penn British American territory west of Delaware River, later to become Pennsylvania.
1681 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1681
Ab urbe condita2434
Armenian calendar1130
Assyrian calendar6431
Balinese saka calendar1602–1603
Bengali calendar1088
Berber calendar2631
English Regnal year32 Cha. 2 – 33 Cha. 2
Buddhist calendar2225
Burmese calendar1043
Byzantine calendar7189–7190
Chinese calendar庚申年 (Metal Monkey)
4378 or 4171
    — to —
辛酉年 (Metal Rooster)
4379 or 4172
Coptic calendar1397–1398
Discordian calendar2847
Ethiopian calendar1673–1674
Hebrew calendar5441–5442
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1737–1738
 - Shaka Samvat1602–1603
 - Kali Yuga4781–4782
Holocene calendar11681
Igbo calendar681–682
Iranian calendar1059–1060
Islamic calendar1091–1092
Japanese calendarEnpō 9 / Tenna 1
Javanese calendar1603–1604
Julian calendarGregorian minus 10 days
Korean calendar4014
Minguo calendar231 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar213
Thai solar calendar2223–2224
Tibetan calendar阳金猴年
(male Iron-Monkey)
1807 or 1426 or 654
    — to —
(female Iron-Rooster)
1808 or 1427 or 655

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Births edit

Vitus Bering

Deaths edit

Frans van Mieris the Elder
Jahanara Begum

References edit

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