1798

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1798 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1798
MDCCXCVIII
French Republican calendar 6–7
Ab urbe condita 2551
Armenian calendar 1247
ԹՎ ՌՄԽԷ
Assyrian calendar 6548
Balinese saka calendar 1719–1720
Bengali calendar 1205
Berber calendar 2748
British Regnal year 38  Geo. 3   39  Geo. 3
Buddhist calendar 2342
Burmese calendar 1160
Byzantine calendar 7306–7307
Chinese calendar 丁巳(Fire  Snake)
4494 or 4434
     to 
戊午年 (Earth  Horse)
4495 or 4435
Coptic calendar 1514–1515
Discordian calendar 2964
Ethiopian calendar 1790–1791
Hebrew calendar 5558–5559
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1854–1855
 - Shaka Samvat 1719–1720
 - Kali Yuga 4898–4899
Holocene calendar 11798
Igbo calendar 798–799
Iranian calendar 1176–1177
Islamic calendar 1212–1213
Japanese calendar Kansei 10
(寛政10年)
Javanese calendar 1724–1725
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar 4131
Minguo calendar 114 before ROC
民前114年
Nanakshahi calendar 330
Thai solar calendar 2340–2341
Tibetan calendar 阴火蛇年
(female Fire-Snake)
1924 or 1543 or 771
     to 
阳土马年
(male Earth-Horse)
1925 or 1544 or 772
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August 1: Battle of the Nile.

1798 (MDCCXCVIII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar  and a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar, the 1798th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 798th year of the 2nd millennium, the 98th year of the 18th century, and the 9th year of the 1790s decade. As of the start of 1798, 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 1798 in Ireland.

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