1726 (MDCCXXVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar, the 1726th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 726th year of the 2nd millennium, the 26th year of the 18th century, and the 7th year of the 1720s decade. As of the start of 1726, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
1726 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1726
Ab urbe condita2479
Armenian calendar1175
Assyrian calendar6476
Balinese saka calendar1647–1648
Bengali calendar1133
Berber calendar2676
British Regnal year12 Geo. 1 – 13 Geo. 1
Buddhist calendar2270
Burmese calendar1088
Byzantine calendar7234–7235
Chinese calendar乙巳年 (Wood Snake)
4422 or 4362
    — to —
丙午年 (Fire Horse)
4423 or 4363
Coptic calendar1442–1443
Discordian calendar2892
Ethiopian calendar1718–1719
Hebrew calendar5486–5487
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1782–1783
 - Shaka Samvat1647–1648
 - Kali Yuga4826–4827
Holocene calendar11726
Igbo calendar726–727
Iranian calendar1104–1105
Islamic calendar1138–1139
Japanese calendarKyōhō 11
Javanese calendar1650–1651
Julian calendarGregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar4059
Minguo calendar186 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar258
Thai solar calendar2268–2269
Tibetan calendar阴木蛇年
(female Wood-Snake)
1852 or 1471 or 699
    — to —
(male Fire-Horse)
1853 or 1472 or 700
October 26: Gullivers Travels by Jonathan Swift is published.






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