This airticle is aboot the year 1708.

1708 (MDCCVIII) wis a leap year stairtin on Sunday o the Gregorian calendar and a leap year stairtin on Fuirsday o the Julian calendar, the 1708t year o the Common Era (CE) an Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 708t year o the 2nt millennium, the 8t year o the 18t century, an the 9t year o the 1700s decade. As o the stairt o 1708, the Gregorian calendar wis 11 days aheid o the Julian calendar, that remeened in localised use till 1923.

Millennium: 2nt millennium
Centuries: 17t century18t century19t century
Decades: 1670s  1680s  1690s  – 1700s –  1710s  1720s  1730s
Years: 1705 1706 170717081709 1710 1711