Year 693 (DCXCIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The denomination 693 for this year has been used since the early medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the prevalent method in Europe for naming years.

Millennium: 1st millennium
693 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar693
Ab urbe condita1446
Armenian calendar142
Assyrian calendar5443
Balinese saka calendar614–615
Bengali calendar100
Berber calendar1643
Buddhist calendar1237
Burmese calendar55
Byzantine calendar6201–6202
Chinese calendar壬辰年 (Water Dragon)
3390 or 3183
    — to —
癸巳年 (Water Snake)
3391 or 3184
Coptic calendar409–410
Discordian calendar1859
Ethiopian calendar685–686
Hebrew calendar4453–4454
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat749–750
 - Shaka Samvat614–615
 - Kali Yuga3793–3794
Holocene calendar10693
Iranian calendar71–72
Islamic calendar73–74
Japanese calendarShuchō 8
Javanese calendar585–586
Julian calendar693
Korean calendar3026
Minguo calendar1219 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar−775
Seleucid era1004/1005 AG
Thai solar calendar1235–1236
Tibetan calendar阳水龙年
(male Water-Dragon)
819 or 438 or −334
    — to —
(female Water-Snake)
820 or 439 or −333
Begga of Landen (615–693)

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St Erkenwald, Saxon Prince, bishop and saint known as the "Light of London" died in this year

References edit

  1. ^ Kirby 1992, p. 122.
  2. ^ Fryde et al. 1996, p. 219.

Sources edit

  • Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I. (1996). Handbook of British Chronology (third revised ed.). Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-56350-X.
  • Kirby, D. P. (1992). The Earliest English Kings. London: Routledge. ISBN 0-415-09086-5.