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Centuries: 17th century18th century19th century
Decades: 1750s  1760s  1770s  – 1780s –  1790s  1800s  1810s
Years: 1779 1780 178117821783 1784 1785
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1782 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1782
Ab urbe condita 2535
Armenian calendar 1231
Assyrian calendar 6532
Bengali calendar 1189
Berber calendar 2732
British Regnal year 22 Geo. 3 – 23 Geo. 3
Buddhist calendar 2326
Burmese calendar 1144
Byzantine calendar 7290–7291
Chinese calendar 辛丑(Metal Ox)
4478 or 4418
    — to —
壬寅年 (Water Tiger)
4479 or 4419
Coptic calendar 1498–1499
Discordian calendar 2948
Ethiopian calendar 1774–1775
Hebrew calendar 5542–5543
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1838–1839
 - Shaka Samvat 1704–1705
 - Kali Yuga 4883–4884
Holocene calendar 11782
Igbo calendar 782–783
Iranian calendar 1160–1161
Islamic calendar 1196–1197
Japanese calendar Tenmei 2
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar 4115
Minguo calendar 130 before ROC
Thai solar calendar 2324–2325

1782 (MDCCLXXXII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (dominical letter F) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Saturday (dominical letter B) of the Julian calendar, the 1782nd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 782nd year of the 2nd millennium, the 82nd year of the 18th century, and the 3rd year of the 1780s decade. Note that the Julian day for 1782 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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  2. Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. pp. 334–335. ISBN 0-304-35730-8.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Gillispie, Charles Coulston (1983). The Montgolfier Brothers and the Invention of Aviation, 1783-1784. Princeton University Press. p. 21. ISBN 0-691-08321-5.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

Further reading

  • John Blair; J. Willoughby Rosse (1856). "1782". Blair's Chronological Tables. London: H.G. Bohn – via Hathi Trust.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>