This airticle is aboot the year 1686.

1686 (MDCLXXXVI) wis a common year stairtin on Tysday o the Gregorian calendar and a common year stairtin on Fryday o the Julian calendar, the 1686t year o the Common Era (CE) an Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 686t year o the 2nt millennium, the 86t year o the 17t century, an the 7t year o the 1680s decade. As o the stairt o 1686, the Gregorian calendar wis 10 days aheid o the Julian calendar, that remeened in localised use till 1923.

Millennium: 2nt millennium
Centuries: 16t century17t century18t century
Decades: 1650s  1660s  1670s  – 1680s –  1690s  1700s  1710s
Years: 1683 1684 168516861687 1688 1689