1696 (MDCXCVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar, the 1696th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 696th year of the 2nd millennium, the 96th year of the 17th century, and the 7th year of the 1690s decade. As of the start of 1696, the Gregorian calendar was 10 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1696 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1696
MDCXCVI
Ab urbe condita2449
Armenian calendar1145
ԹՎ ՌՃԽԵ
Assyrian calendar6446
Balinese saka calendar1617–1618
Bengali calendar1103
Berber calendar2646
English Regnal yearWill. 3 – 9 Will. 3
Buddhist calendar2240
Burmese calendar1058
Byzantine calendar7204–7205
Chinese calendar乙亥年 (Wood Pig)
4393 or 4186
    — to —
丙子年 (Fire Rat)
4394 or 4187
Coptic calendar1412–1413
Discordian calendar2862
Ethiopian calendar1688–1689
Hebrew calendar5456–5457
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1752–1753
 - Shaka Samvat1617–1618
 - Kali Yuga4796–4797
Holocene calendar11696
Igbo calendar696–697
Iranian calendar1074–1075
Islamic calendar1107–1108
Japanese calendarGenroku 9
(元禄9年)
Javanese calendar1619–1620
Julian calendarGregorian minus 10 days
Korean calendar4029
Minguo calendar216 before ROC
民前216年
Nanakshahi calendar228
Thai solar calendar2238–2239
Tibetan calendar阴木猪年
(female Wood-Pig)
1822 or 1441 or 669
    — to —
阳火鼠年
(male Fire-Rat)
1823 or 1442 or 670
January 27: HMS Sovereign of the Seas accidentally burns.
Capture of Azov (1696)

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Births edit

 
Marco Foscarini born 4 February
 
Esther Wheelwright born 10 April
 
Countess Palatine Franziska Christine of Sulzbach born 16 May
 
Mahmud I born 2 August
 
Giuseppe Pozzobonelli born 11 August
 
Charles Gray (Colchester MP) born 20 September
 
Alphonsus Liguori born 27 September
 
John Hervey, 2nd Baron Hervey born 13 October
 
Augustus III of Poland born 17 October
 
Giulia Crostarosa born 31 October
 
Conrad Weiser born 2 November
 
Zorawar Singh (Sikhism) born 17 November
 
Anne-Madeleine Remuzat born 29 November

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Deaths edit

 
Ivan V of Russia died 8 February
 
Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné died 17 April
 
Queen Anu died 12 June
 
John III Sobieski died 17 June
 
Inaba Masanori died 4 July
 
Raugravine Caroline Elisabeth died 7 July
 
Dionysius III of Constantinople died 14 October
 
Gregório de Matos died 26 November
 
Empress Meishō died 4 December

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