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Millennium: 2nd millennium
1786 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1786
Ab urbe condita2539
Armenian calendar1235
Assyrian calendar6536
Balinese saka calendar1707–1708
Bengali calendar1193
Berber calendar2736
British Regnal year26 Geo. 3 – 27 Geo. 3
Buddhist calendar2330
Burmese calendar1148
Byzantine calendar7294–7295
Chinese calendar乙巳年 (Wood Snake)
4483 or 4276
    — to —
丙午年 (Fire Horse)
4484 or 4277
Coptic calendar1502–1503
Discordian calendar2952
Ethiopian calendar1778–1779
Hebrew calendar5546–5547
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1842–1843
 - Shaka Samvat1707–1708
 - Kali Yuga4886–4887
Holocene calendar11786
Igbo calendar786–787
Iranian calendar1164–1165
Islamic calendar1200–1201
Japanese calendarTenmei 6
Javanese calendar1712–1713
Julian calendarGregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar4119
Minguo calendar126 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar318
Thai solar calendar2328–2329
Tibetan calendar阴木蛇年
(female Wood-Snake)
1912 or 1531 or 759
    — to —
(male Fire-Horse)
1913 or 1532 or 760
August 8: Mont Blanc climbed for the first time.
August 29: Shays' Rebellion

1786 (MDCCLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Thursday of the Julian calendar, the 1786th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 786th year of the 2nd millennium, the 86th year of the 18th century, and the 7th year of the 1780s decade. As of the start of 1786, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.







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Maria Pavlovna of Russia
Davy Crockett
Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld

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Carl Wilhelm Scheele
Frederick II of Prussia


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