1781

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This article is about the year 1781.
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1781 (MDCCLXXXI) 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 1781st year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 781st year of the 2nd millennium, the 81st year of the 18th century, and the 2nd year of the 1780s decade. Note that the Julian day for 1781 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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March 13: Uranus discovered [image in false color].

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References

  1. Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. pp. 333–334. ISBN 0-304-35730-8. 
  2. Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0. 
  3. "BBC History British History Timeline". Archived from the original on 9 September 2007. Retrieved 2007-09-03. 
  4. "History & Facts". Washington & Jefferson College. Archived from the original on 2011-07-28. 

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