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Millennium: 2nd millennium
1790 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1790
Ab urbe condita2543
Armenian calendar1239
Assyrian calendar6540
Balinese saka calendar1711–1712
Bengali calendar1197
Berber calendar2740
British Regnal year30 Geo. 3 – 31 Geo. 3
Buddhist calendar2334
Burmese calendar1152
Byzantine calendar7298–7299
Chinese calendar己酉年 (Earth Rooster)
4487 or 4280
    — to —
庚戌年 (Metal Dog)
4488 or 4281
Coptic calendar1506–1507
Discordian calendar2956
Ethiopian calendar1782–1783
Hebrew calendar5550–5551
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1846–1847
 - Shaka Samvat1711–1712
 - Kali Yuga4890–4891
Holocene calendar11790
Igbo calendar790–791
Iranian calendar1168–1169
Islamic calendar1204–1205
Japanese calendarKansei 2
Javanese calendar1716–1717
Julian calendarGregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar4123
Minguo calendar122 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar322
Thai solar calendar2332–2333
Tibetan calendar阴土鸡年
(female Earth-Rooster)
1916 or 1535 or 763
    — to —
(male Iron-Dog)
1917 or 1536 or 764
May 13: Battle of Reval

1790 (MDCCXC) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar, the 1790th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 790th year of the 2nd millennium, the 90th year of the 18th century, and the 1st year of the 1790s decade. As of the start of 1790, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.







Leopold I of Belgium
Jean-François Champollion


Benjamin Franklin
Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor
Adam Smith


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