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Gregorian calendar 1779
MDCCLXXIX
Ab urbe condita 2532
Armenian calendar 1228
ԹՎ ՌՄԻԸ
Assyrian calendar 6529
Balinese saka calendar 1700–1701
Bengali calendar 1186
Berber calendar 2729
British Regnal year 19  Geo. 3   20  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 1700–1701
 - Kali Yuga 4879–4880
Holocene calendar 11779
Igbo calendar 779–780
Iranian calendar 1157–1158
Islamic calendar 1192–1193
Japanese calendar An'ei 8
(安永8年)
Javanese calendar 1704–1705
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar 4112
Minguo calendar 133 before ROC
民前133年
Nanakshahi calendar 311
Thai solar calendar 2321–2322
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
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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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Events from the year 1779 in Great Britain.

Events from the year 1779 in the United States.

References

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  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 August 27, 2007.
  5. 1 2 Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History . London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. pp.  333–334. ISBN   0-304-35730-8.

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