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1792 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1792
Ab urbe condita 2545
Armenian calendar 1241
Assyrian calendar 6542
Balinese saka calendar 1713–1714
Bengali calendar 1199
Berber calendar 2742
British Regnal year 32  Geo. 3   33  Geo. 3
Buddhist calendar 2336
Burmese calendar 1154
Byzantine calendar 7300–7301
Chinese calendar 辛亥(Metal  Pig)
4488 or 4428
壬子年 (Water  Rat)
4489 or 4429
Coptic calendar 1508–1509
Discordian calendar 2958
Ethiopian calendar 1784–1785
Hebrew calendar 5552–5553
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1848–1849
 - Shaka Samvat 1713–1714
 - Kali Yuga 4892–4893
Holocene calendar 11792
Igbo calendar 792–793
Iranian calendar 1170–1171
Islamic calendar 1206–1207
Japanese calendar Kansei 4
Javanese calendar 1718–1719
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar 4125
Minguo calendar 120 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar 324
Thai solar calendar 2334–2335
Tibetan calendar 阴金猪年
(female Iron-Pig)
1918 or 1537 or 765
(male Water-Rat)
1919 or 1538 or 766
May 21: Mount Unzen erupts. Unzen pyroclastic and lahar deposits.jpg
May 21: Mount Unzen erupts.

1792 ( MDCCXCII ) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar  and a leap year starting on Thursday of the Julian calendar , the 1792nd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 792nd year of the 2nd millennium , the 92nd year of the 18th century , and the 3rd year of the 1790s decade. As of the start of 1792, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.






September 20: Battle of Valmy. Valmy Battle painting.jpg
September 20: Battle of Valmy.


October 29: Mount Hood is named. Mount Hood reflected in Mirror Lake, Oregon.jpg
October 29: Mount Hood is named.

Date unknown



Gioachino Rossini Rossini c. 1850-litho-F Perrin.jpeg
Gioachino Rossini
Thaddeus Stevens Thaddeus Stevens - Brady-Handy-crop.jpg
Thaddeus Stevens
Pope Pius IX IX. Piusz pápa.jpg
Pope Pius IX


Percy Bysshe Shelley Percy Bysshe Shelley by Alfred Clint.jpg
Percy Bysshe Shelley
John Russell, 1st Earl Russell Lord John Russell.jpg
John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

Date Unknown



George Brydges Rodney, 1st Baron Rodney Admiral of the White by Thomas Gainsborough.jpg
George Brydges Rodney, 1st Baron Rodney


Marie Thérèse Louise of Savoy, Princesse de Lamballe Madame la princesse de Lamballe by Antoine-François Callet (circa 1776, Callet).jpg
Marie Thérèse Louise of Savoy, Princesse de Lamballe

Date unknown


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  6. Robert Bisset, The Reign of George III: To which is Prefixed a View of the Progressive Improvements of England in Property and Strength to the Accession of His Majesty, Volume 2 (Edward Parker, 1822) p855