1305 (MCCCV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar, the 1305th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 305th year of the 2nd millennium, the 5th year of the 14th century, and the 6th year of the 1300s decade. As of the start of 1305, the Gregorian calendar was 8 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which was the dominant calendar of the time.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 13th century14th century15th century
Decades: 1270s  1280s  1290s  – 1300s –  1310s  1320s  1330s
Years: 1302 1303 130413051306 1307 1308
1305 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar1305
Ab urbe condita2058
Armenian calendar754
Assyrian calendar6055
Balinese saka calendar1226–1227
Bengali calendar712
Berber calendar2255
English Regnal year33 Edw. 1 – 34 Edw. 1
Buddhist calendar1849
Burmese calendar667
Byzantine calendar6813–6814
Chinese calendar甲辰(Wood Dragon)
4001 or 3941
    — to —
乙巳年 (Wood Snake)
4002 or 3942
Coptic calendar1021–1022
Discordian calendar2471
Ethiopian calendar1297–1298
Hebrew calendar5065–5066
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1361–1362
 - Shaka Samvat1226–1227
 - Kali Yuga4405–4406
Holocene calendar11305
Igbo calendar305–306
Iranian calendar683–684
Islamic calendar704–705
Japanese calendarKagen 3
Javanese calendar1216–1217
Julian calendar1305
Korean calendar3638
Minguo calendar607 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar−163
Thai solar calendar1847–1848
Tibetan calendar阳木龙年
(male Wood-Dragon)
1431 or 1050 or 278
    — to —
(female Wood-Snake)
1432 or 1051 or 279


  • August 5 – English troops capture William Wallace
  • Wenceslas III becomes king of Bohemia
  • Archbishop of Bordeaux, Bertrand de Got, was elected as Pope Clement V.
  • Philip IV of France accused the Knights Templar of heresy.