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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 17th century18th century19th century
Decades: 1740s  1750s  1760s  – 1770s –  1780s  1790s  1800s
Years: 1767 1768 176917701771 1772 1773
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1770 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1770
Ab urbe condita 2523
Armenian calendar 1219
Assyrian calendar 6520
Bengali calendar 1177
Berber calendar 2720
British Regnal year 10 Geo. 3 – 11 Geo. 3
Buddhist calendar 2314
Burmese calendar 1132
Byzantine calendar 7278–7279
Chinese calendar 己丑(Earth Ox)
4466 or 4406
    — to —
庚寅年 (Metal Tiger)
4467 or 4407
Coptic calendar 1486–1487
Discordian calendar 2936
Ethiopian calendar 1762–1763
Hebrew calendar 5530–5531
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1826–1827
 - Shaka Samvat 1692–1693
 - Kali Yuga 4871–4872
Holocene calendar 11770
Igbo calendar 770–771
Iranian calendar 1148–1149
Islamic calendar 1183–1184
Japanese calendar Meiwa 7
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar 4103
Minguo calendar 142 before ROC
Thai solar calendar 2312–2313

1770 (MDCCLXX) was a common year starting on Monday (dominical letter G) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Friday (dominical letter C) of the Julian calendar, the 1770th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 770th year of the 2nd millennium, the 70th year of the 18th century, and the 1st year of the 1770s decade. Note that the Julian day for 1770 is 11 calendar days difference, which continued to be used from 1582 until the complete conversion of the Gregorian calendar was entirely done in 1929.




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Further reading

  • John Blair; J. Willoughby Rosse (1856). "1770". Blair's Chronological Tables. London: H.G. Bohn – via Hathi Trust.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>