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Millennium: 2nd millennium
1787 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1787
Ab urbe condita2540
Armenian calendar1236
Assyrian calendar6537
Balinese saka calendar1708–1709
Bengali calendar1194
Berber calendar2737
British Regnal year27 Geo. 3 – 28 Geo. 3
Buddhist calendar2331
Burmese calendar1149
Byzantine calendar7295–7296
Chinese calendar丙午年 (Fire Horse)
4484 or 4277
    — to —
丁未年 (Fire Goat)
4485 or 4278
Coptic calendar1503–1504
Discordian calendar2953
Ethiopian calendar1779–1780
Hebrew calendar5547–5548
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1843–1844
 - Shaka Samvat1708–1709
 - Kali Yuga4887–4888
Holocene calendar11787
Igbo calendar787–788
Iranian calendar1165–1166
Islamic calendar1201–1202
Japanese calendarTenmei 7
Javanese calendar1713–1714
Julian calendarGregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar4120
Minguo calendar125 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar319
Thai solar calendar2329–2330
Tibetan calendar阳火马年
(male Fire-Horse)
1913 or 1532 or 760
    — to —
(female Fire-Goat)
1914 or 1533 or 761
September 17: The United States Constitution is signed in Philadelphia.

1787 (MDCCLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar, the 1787th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 787th year of the 2nd millennium, the 87th year of the 18th century, and the 8th year of the 1780s decade. As of the start of 1787, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.






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Joseph von Fraunhofer
Louis Daguerre

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Roger Joseph Boscovich
Christoph Willibald Gluck


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