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Millennium: 2nd millennium
1693 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1693
Ab urbe condita2446
Armenian calendar1142
Assyrian calendar6443
Balinese saka calendar1614–1615
Bengali calendar1100
Berber calendar2643
English Regnal yearWill. & Mar. – 6 Will. & Mar.
Buddhist calendar2237
Burmese calendar1055
Byzantine calendar7201–7202
Chinese calendar壬申(Water Monkey)
4389 or 4329
    — to —
癸酉年 (Water Rooster)
4390 or 4330
Coptic calendar1409–1410
Discordian calendar2859
Ethiopian calendar1685–1686
Hebrew calendar5453–5454
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1749–1750
 - Shaka Samvat1614–1615
 - Kali Yuga4793–4794
Holocene calendar11693
Igbo calendar693–694
Iranian calendar1071–1072
Islamic calendar1104–1105
Japanese calendarGenroku 6
Javanese calendar1616–1617
Julian calendarGregorian minus 10 days
Korean calendar4026
Minguo calendar219 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar225
Thai solar calendar2235–2236
Tibetan calendar阳水猴年
(male Water-Monkey)
1819 or 1438 or 666
    — to —
(female Water-Rooster)
1820 or 1439 or 667
January 11: Etna erupts.

1693 (MDCXCIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar, the 1693rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 693rd year of the 2nd millennium, the 93rd year of the 17th century, and the 4th year of the 1690s decade. As of the start of 1693, the Gregorian calendar was 10 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.




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  • William Penn publishes his proposal for European federation, Essay on the Present and Future Peace of Europe.[2]
  • Dimitrie Cantemir presents his Kitâbu 'İlmi'l-Mûsiki alâ Vechi'l-Hurûfât (The Book of the Science of Music through Letters) to Sultan Ahmed II, which deals with melodic and rhythmic structure and practice of Ottoman music, and contains the scores for around 350 works composed during and before his own time, in an alphabetical notation system he invented.




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  3. ^ Kraybill, Donald B. (2001). Anabaptist World USA. Herald Press. pp. 7–8. ISBN 0-8361-9163-3.
  4. ^ Cunningham, Hugh. "Re-inventing childhood". open2.net. Open University. Retrieved 2010-06-16.