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Millennium: 2nd millennium
1769 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1769
Ab urbe condita2522
Armenian calendar1218
Assyrian calendar6519
Balinese saka calendar1690–1691
Bengali calendar1176
Berber calendar2719
British Regnal yearGeo. 3 – 10 Geo. 3
Buddhist calendar2313
Burmese calendar1131
Byzantine calendar7277–7278
Chinese calendar戊子年 (Earth Rat)
4466 or 4259
    — to —
己丑年 (Earth Ox)
4467 or 4260
Coptic calendar1485–1486
Discordian calendar2935
Ethiopian calendar1761–1762
Hebrew calendar5529–5530
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1825–1826
 - Shaka Samvat1690–1691
 - Kali Yuga4869–4870
Holocene calendar11769
Igbo calendar769–770
Iranian calendar1147–1148
Islamic calendar1182–1183
Japanese calendarMeiwa 6
Javanese calendar1694–1695
Julian calendarGregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar4102
Minguo calendar143 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar301
Thai solar calendar2311–2312
Tibetan calendar阳土鼠年
(male Earth-Rat)
1895 or 1514 or 742
    — to —
(female Earth-Ox)
1896 or 1515 or 743
April 13: James Cook arrives in Tahiti on the Endeavour.

1769 (MDCCLXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Thursday of the Julian calendar, the 1769th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 769th year of the 2nd millennium, the 69th year of the 18th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1760s decade. As of the start of 1769, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.






October 23: Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot demonstrates his steam-wagon.

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Princess Pauline of Anhalt-Bernburg
Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
Alexander von Humboldt


Pope Clement XIII
Prince Constantine Mavrocordatos
Joseph Friedrich Ernst, Prince of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen


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