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1624

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
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1624 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1624
MDCXXIV
Ab urbe condita 2377
Armenian calendar 1073
ԹՎ ՌՀԳ
Assyrian calendar 6374
Balinese saka calendar 1545–1546
Bengali calendar 1031
Berber calendar 2574
English Regnal year 21 Ja. 1 – 22 Ja. 1
Buddhist calendar 2168
Burmese calendar 986
Byzantine calendar 7132–7133
Chinese calendar 癸亥(Water Pig)
4320 or 4260
    — to —
甲子年 (Wood Rat)
4321 or 4261
Coptic calendar 1340–1341
Discordian calendar 2790
Ethiopian calendar 1616–1617
Hebrew calendar 5384–5385
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1680–1681
 - Shaka Samvat 1545–1546
 - Kali Yuga 4724–4725
Holocene calendar 11624
Igbo calendar 624–625
Iranian calendar 1002–1003
Islamic calendar 1033–1034
Japanese calendar Genna 10 / Kan'ei 1
(寛永元年)
Javanese calendar 1545–1546
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 10 days
Korean calendar 3957
Minguo calendar 288 before ROC
民前288年
Nanakshahi calendar 156
Thai solar calendar 2166–2167
Tibetan calendar 阴水猪年
(female Water-Pig)
1750 or 1369 or 597
    — to —
阳木鼠年
(male Wood-Rat)
1751 or 1370 or 598

1624 (MDCXXIV) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Thursday (dominical letter DC) of the Julian calendar, the 1624th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 624th year of the 2nd millennium, the 24th year of the 17th century, and the 5th year of the 1620s decade. As of the start of 1624, the Gregorian calendar was 10 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

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References

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