On This Day

What Happened on January 1, 1700

Historical Events

  • Protestant Western Europe (except England) begins using the Gregorian calendar
  • Russia begins using the Anno Domini era and no longer uses the Anno Mundi era of the Byzantine Empire
1700 Highlights

About January 1, 1700

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 320 years, 9 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn