This airticle is aboot the year 1720.

1720 (MDCCXX) wis a leap year stairtin on Monanday o the Gregorian calendar and a leap year stairtin on Fryday o the Julian calendar, the 1720t year o the Common Era (CE) an Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 720t year o the 2nt millennium, the 20t year o the 18t century, an the 1st year o the 1720s decade. As o the stairt o 1720, 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: 1690s  1700s  1710s  – 1720s –  1730s  1740s  1750s
Years: 1717 1718 171917201721 1722 1723