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This article is about the year 1789.
Millennium: 2nd millennium
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1789 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1789
Ab urbe condita 2542
Armenian calendar 1238
Assyrian calendar 6539
Bengali calendar 1196
Berber calendar 2739
British Regnal year 29 Geo. 3 – 30 Geo. 3
Buddhist calendar 2333
Burmese calendar 1151
Byzantine calendar 7297–7298
Chinese calendar 戊申(Earth Monkey)
4485 or 4425
    — to —
己酉年 (Earth Rooster)
4486 or 4426
Coptic calendar 1505–1506
Discordian calendar 2955
Ethiopian calendar 1781–1782
Hebrew calendar 5549–5550
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1845–1846
 - Shaka Samvat 1710–1711
 - Kali Yuga 4889–4890
Holocene calendar 11789
Igbo calendar 789–790
Iranian calendar 1167–1168
Islamic calendar 1203–1204
Japanese calendar Tenmei 9 / Kansei 1
Javanese calendar 1715–1716
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar 4122
Minguo calendar 123 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar 321
Thai solar calendar 2331–2332

1789 (MDCCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Thursday (dominical letter D) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Monday (dominical letter G) 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.



February 4: First President of the United States, George Washington, elected.


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Brigadier General René Edward De Russy

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