1728 (MDCCXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar, the 1728th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 728th year of the 2nd millennium, the 28th year of the 18th century, and the 9th year of the 1720s decade. As of the start of 1728, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
1728 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1728
Ab urbe condita2481
Armenian calendar1177
Assyrian calendar6478
Balinese saka calendar1649–1650
Bengali calendar1135
Berber calendar2678
British Regnal yearGeo. 2 – 2 Geo. 2
Buddhist calendar2272
Burmese calendar1090
Byzantine calendar7236–7237
Chinese calendar丁未年 (Fire Goat)
4424 or 4364
    — to —
戊申年 (Earth Monkey)
4425 or 4365
Coptic calendar1444–1445
Discordian calendar2894
Ethiopian calendar1720–1721
Hebrew calendar5488–5489
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1784–1785
 - Shaka Samvat1649–1650
 - Kali Yuga4828–4829
Holocene calendar11728
Igbo calendar728–729
Iranian calendar1106–1107
Islamic calendar1140–1141
Japanese calendarKyōhō 13
Javanese calendar1652–1653
Julian calendarGregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar4061
Minguo calendar184 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar260
Thai solar calendar2270–2271
Tibetan calendar阴火羊年
(female Fire-Goat)
1854 or 1473 or 701
    — to —
(male Earth-Monkey)
1855 or 1474 or 702
James Bradley calculates the speed of light using stellar aberration.

Events Edit

January–March Edit

April–June Edit

July–September Edit

October–December Edit

Date unknown Edit

Births Edit

James Cook

Deaths Edit

Cotton Mather

References Edit

  1. ^ "The history of payments in the UK". BBC News. February 16, 2009. Retrieved February 25, 2016.
  2. ^ Abel Boyer, The Political State of Great Britain, Volume XXXV, Containing the Months of January, February, March, April, May, and June, MDCCXXVIII (1728) p565
  3. ^ Lutz Richter-Bernburg, Persian Medical Manuscripts at the University of California, Los Angeles: A Descriptive Catalogue (Malibu: Udena Publications, 1978) p. 155
  4. ^ Old Fort William in Bengal: A Selection of Official Documents Dealing with Its History, ed. by C. R. Wilson (Government of India, 1906) p. 127
  5. ^ Delambre, J. B. (1827). Histoire de l'astronomie au dix-huitième siècle. Paris: Bachelier.