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Millennium: 2nd millennium
1780 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1780
Ab urbe condita 2533
Armenian calendar 1229
Assyrian calendar 6530
Balinese saka calendar 1701–1702
Bengali calendar 1187
Berber calendar 2730
British Regnal year 20 Geo. 3 – 21 Geo. 3
Buddhist calendar 2324
Burmese calendar 1142
Byzantine calendar 7288–7289
Chinese calendar 己亥(Earth Pig)
4476 or 4416
    — to —
庚子年 (Metal Rat)
4477 or 4417
Coptic calendar 1496–1497
Discordian calendar 2946
Ethiopian calendar 1772–1773
Hebrew calendar 5540–5541
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1836–1837
 - Shaka Samvat 1701–1702
 - Kali Yuga 4880–4881
Holocene calendar 11780
Igbo calendar 780–781
Iranian calendar 1158–1159
Islamic calendar 1193–1195
Japanese calendar An'ei 9
Javanese calendar 1705–1706
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar 4113
Minguo calendar 132 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar 312
Thai solar calendar 2322–2323
Tibetan calendar 阴土猪年
(female Earth-Pig)
1906 or 1525 or 753
    — to —
(male Iron-Rat)
1907 or 1526 or 754
May 29: Waxhaw Massacre in America.

1780 (MDCCLXXX) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar, the 1780th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 780th year of the 2nd millennium, the 80th year of the 18th century, and the 1st year of the 1780s decade. As of the start of 1780, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.






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Further reading

  • John Blair; J. Willoughby Rosse (1856). "1780". Blair's Chronological Tables. London: H.G. Bohn – via Hathi Trust.
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