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1729 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1729
Ab urbe condita2482
Armenian calendar1178
Assyrian calendar6479
Bengali calendar1136
Berber calendar2679
British Regnal year2 Geo. 2  3 Geo. 2
Buddhist calendar2273
Burmese calendar1091
Byzantine calendar7237–7238
Chinese calendar戊申(Earth Monkey)
4425 or 4365
己酉年 (Earth Rooster)
4426 or 4366
Coptic calendar1445–1446
Discordian calendar2895
Ethiopian calendar1721–1722
Hebrew calendar5489–5490
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1785–1786
 - Shaka Samvat1650–1651
 - Kali Yuga4829–4830
Holocene calendar11729
Igbo calendar729–730
Iranian calendar1107–1108
Islamic calendar1141–1142
Japanese calendarKyōhō 14
Javanese calendar1653–1654
Julian calendarGregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar4062
Minguo calendar183 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar261
Thai solar calendar2271–2272
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1729 (MDCCXXIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (dominical letter B) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Wednesday (dominical letter E) of the Julian calendar, the 1729th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 729th year of the 2nd millennium, the 29th year of the 18th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1720s decade. As of the start of 1729, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1918.




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