1783

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1783 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1783
MDCCLXXXIII
Ab urbe condita 2536
Armenian calendar 1232
ԹՎ ՌՄԼԲ
Assyrian calendar 6533
Bahá'í calendar −61 – −60
Bengali calendar 1190
Berber calendar 2733
British Regnal year 23 Geo. 3 – 24 Geo. 3
Buddhist calendar 2327
Burmese calendar 1145
Byzantine calendar 7291–7292
Chinese calendar 壬寅(Water Tiger)
4479 or 4419
    — to —
癸卯年 (Water Rabbit)
4480 or 4420
Coptic calendar 1499–1500
Discordian calendar 2949
Ethiopian calendar 1775–1776
Hebrew calendar 5543–5544
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1839–1840
 - Shaka Samvat 1705–1706
 - Kali Yuga 4884–4885
Holocene calendar 11783
Igbo calendar 783–784
Iranian calendar 1161–1162
Islamic calendar 1197–1198
Japanese calendar Tenmei 3
(天明3年)
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar 4116
Minguo calendar 129 before ROC
民前129年
Thai solar calendar 2326


Year 1783 (MDCCLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Sunday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar.

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January–June[edit]

The first manned hot-air balloon, designed by the Montgolfier brothers, takes off from the Bois de Boulogne, on November 21, 1783

July–December[edit]

The first manned hydrogen balloon La Charlière' on its first flight on December 1, 1783. Piloted by Prof. Jacques Charles with Nicolas-Louis Robert.

Date unknown[edit]


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References[edit]

  1. ^ Bressan, David. "8, June 1783 : The Laki eruptions". Retrieved 30 April 2012.