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Millennium: 2nd millennium
1770 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1770
Ab urbe condita2523
Armenian calendar1219
Assyrian calendar6520
Balinese saka calendar1691–1692
Bengali calendar1177
Berber calendar2720
British Regnal year10 Geo. 3 – 11 Geo. 3
Buddhist calendar2314
Burmese calendar1132
Byzantine calendar7278–7279
Chinese calendar己丑年 (Earth Ox)
4467 or 4260
    — to —
庚寅年 (Metal Tiger)
4468 or 4261
Coptic calendar1486–1487
Discordian calendar2936
Ethiopian calendar1762–1763
Hebrew calendar5530–5531
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1826–1827
 - Shaka Samvat1691–1692
 - Kali Yuga4870–4871
Holocene calendar11770
Igbo calendar770–771
Iranian calendar1148–1149
Islamic calendar1183–1184
Japanese calendarMeiwa 7
Javanese calendar1695–1696
Julian calendarGregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar4103
Minguo calendar142 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar302
Thai solar calendar2312–2313
Tibetan calendar阴土牛年
(female Earth-Ox)
1896 or 1515 or 743
    — to —
(male Iron-Tiger)
1897 or 1516 or 744
April 29: James Cook lands in Botany Bay.
July 5: Battle of Chesma, painting by Ivan Aivazovsky

1770 (MDCCLXX) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar, the 1770th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 770th year of the 2nd millennium, the 70th year of the 18th century, and the 1st year of the 1770s decade. As of the start of 1770, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.


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Manuel Belgrano
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
Ludwig van Beethoven


Giovanni Battista Tiepolo
George Whitefield


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