This airticle is aboot the year 1688.

1688 (MDCLXXXVIII) wis a leap year stairtin on Fuirsday o the Gregorian calendar and a leap year stairtin on Sunday o the Julian calendar, the 1688t year o the Common Era (CE) an Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 688t year o the 2nt millennium, the 88t year o the 17t century, an the 9t year o the 1680s decade. As o the stairt o 1688, 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: 1685 1686 168716881689 1690 1691