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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 17th century18th century19th century
Decades: 1740s  1750s  1760s  – 1770s –  1780s  1790s  1800s
Years: 1776 1777 177817791780 1781 1782
1779 by topic:
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1779 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1779
Ab urbe condita 2532
Armenian calendar 1228
Assyrian calendar 6529
Bengali calendar 1186
Berber calendar 2729
British Regnal year 19 Geo. 3
Buddhist calendar 2323
Burmese calendar 1141
Byzantine calendar 7287–7288
Chinese calendar 戊戌(Earth Dog)
4475 or 4415
    — to —
己亥年 (Earth Pig)
4476 or 4416
Coptic calendar 1495–1496
Discordian calendar 2945
Ethiopian calendar 1771–1772
Hebrew calendar 5539–5540
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1835–1836
 - Shaka Samvat 1701–1702
 - Kali Yuga 4880–4881
Holocene calendar 11779
Igbo calendar 779–780
Iranian calendar 1157–1158
Islamic calendar 1192–1193
Japanese calendar An'ei 8
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar 4112
Minguo calendar 133 before ROC
Thai solar calendar 2321–2322

Year 1779 (MDCCLXXIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Tuesday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar.



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Portrait of Captain James Cook, by Nathaniel Dance

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