1779

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1779 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1779
MDCCLXXIX
Ab urbe condita2532
Armenian calendar1228
ԹՎ ՌՄԻԸ
Assyrian calendar6529
Balinese saka calendar1700–1701
Bengali calendar1186
Berber calendar2729
British Regnal year19 Geo. 3 – 20 Geo. 3
Buddhist calendar2323
Burmese calendar1141
Byzantine calendar7287–7288
Chinese calendar戊戌(Earth Dog)
4475 or 4415
    — to —
己亥年 (Earth Pig)
4476 or 4416
Coptic calendar1495–1496
Discordian calendar2945
Ethiopian calendar1771–1772
Hebrew calendar5539–5540
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1835–1836
 - Shaka Samvat1700–1701
 - Kali Yuga4879–4880
Holocene calendar11779
Igbo calendar779–780
Iranian calendar1157–1158
Islamic calendar1192–1193
Japanese calendarAn'ei 8
(安永8年)
Javanese calendar1704–1705
Julian calendarGregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar4112
Minguo calendar133 before ROC
民前133年
Nanakshahi calendar311
Thai solar calendar2321–2322
Tibetan calendar阳土狗年
(male Earth-Dog)
1905 or 1524 or 752
    — to —
阴土猪年
(female Earth-Pig)
1906 or 1525 or 753

1779 (MDCCLXXIX) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar, the 1779th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 779th year of the 2nd millennium, the 79th year of the 18th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1770s decade. As of the start of 1779, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

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Portrait of Captain James Cook, by Nathaniel Dance

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References

  1. ^ Robert W. Smith, Amid a Warring World: American Foreign Relations, 1775-1815 (Potomac Books, 2012)
  2. ^ William Nester, The Revolutionary Years, 1775-1789: The Art of American Power During the Early Republic (Potomac Books, 2011) p53
  3. ^ Harper's Encyclopaedia of United States History from 458 A. D. to 1909, ed. by Benson John Lossing and, Woodrow Wilson (Harper & Brothers, 1910) p166
  4. ^ "Icons, a portrait of England 1750-1800". Archived from the original on August 17, 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-27.
  5. ^ a b Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. pp. 333–334. ISBN 0-304-35730-8.

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