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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 17th century18th century19th century
Decades: 1760s  1770s  1780s  – 1790s –  1800s  1810s  1820s
Years: 1791 1792 179317941795 1796 1797
1794 by topic:
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1794 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1794
French Republican calendar 2–3
Ab urbe condita 2547
Armenian calendar 1243
Assyrian calendar 6544
Bengali calendar 1201
Berber calendar 2744
British Regnal year 34 Geo. 3 – 35 Geo. 3
Buddhist calendar 2338
Burmese calendar 1156
Byzantine calendar 7302–7303
Chinese calendar 癸丑(Water Ox)
4490 or 4430
    — to —
甲寅年 (Wood Tiger)
4491 or 4431
Coptic calendar 1510–1511
Discordian calendar 2960
Ethiopian calendar 1786–1787
Hebrew calendar 5554–5555
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1850–1851
 - Shaka Samvat 1716–1717
 - Kali Yuga 4895–4896
Holocene calendar 11794
Igbo calendar 794–795
Iranian calendar 1172–1173
Islamic calendar 1208–1209
Japanese calendar Kansei 6
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar 4127
Minguo calendar 118 before ROC
Thai solar calendar 2336–2337

1794 (MDCCXCIV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (dominical letter E) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Sunday (dominical letter A) of the Julian calendar, the 1794th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 794th year of the 2nd millennium, the 94th year of the 18th century, and the 5th year of the 1790s decade. Note that the Julian day for 1794 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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In fiction

In the graphic adventure game Day of the Tentacle, the character Hoagie is sent "200 years in the past" from 1994. He arrives in Revolutionary America during the writing of the Constitution of the United States.


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