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Millennium: 2nd millennium
1789 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1789
Ab urbe condita2542
Armenian calendar1238
Assyrian calendar6539
Balinese saka calendar1710–1711
Bengali calendar1196
Berber calendar2739
British Regnal year29 Geo. 3 – 30 Geo. 3
Buddhist calendar2333
Burmese calendar1151
Byzantine calendar7297–7298
Chinese calendar戊申年 (Earth Monkey)
4486 or 4279
    — to —
己酉年 (Earth Rooster)
4487 or 4280
Coptic calendar1505–1506
Discordian calendar2955
Ethiopian calendar1781–1782
Hebrew calendar5549–5550
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1845–1846
 - Shaka Samvat1710–1711
 - Kali Yuga4889–4890
Holocene calendar11789
Igbo calendar789–790
Iranian calendar1167–1168
Islamic calendar1203–1204
Japanese calendarTenmei 9 / Kansei 1
Javanese calendar1715–1716
Julian calendarGregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar4122
Minguo calendar123 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar321
Thai solar calendar2331–2332
Tibetan calendar阳土猴年
(male Earth-Monkey)
1915 or 1534 or 762
    — to —
(female Earth-Rooster)
1916 or 1535 or 763

1789 (MDCCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar, the 1789th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 789th year of the 2nd millennium, the 89th year of the 18th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1780s decade. As of the start of 1789, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.


French Revolution: June 20: Tennis Court Oath, drawing by David.



April 28: Mutiny on the Bounty.
April 30: First President of the United States, George Washington, inaugurated.


July 14: Storming of the Bastille.


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René Edward De Russy
Georg Ohm
Catharine Sedgwick


Frances Brooke
Petrus Camper
Silas Deane


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