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Years: 1766 · 1767 · 1768 · 1769 · 1770 · 1771 · 1772
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1769 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1769
Ab urbe condita2522
Armenian calendar1218
Assyrian calendar6519
Bengali calendar1176
Berber calendar2719
British Regnal year9 Geo. 3  10 Geo. 3
Buddhist calendar2313
Burmese calendar1131
Byzantine calendar7277–7278
Chinese calendar戊子(Earth Rat)
4465 or 4405
己丑年 (Earth Ox)
4466 or 4406
Coptic calendar1485–1486
Discordian calendar2935
Ethiopian calendar1761–1762
Hebrew calendar5529–5530
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1825–1826
 - Shaka Samvat1690–1691
 - Kali Yuga4869–4870
Holocene calendar11769
Igbo calendar769–770
Iranian calendar1147–1148
Islamic calendar1182–1183
Japanese calendarMeiwa 6
Javanese calendar1694–1695
Julian calendarGregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar4102
Minguo calendar143 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar301
Thai solar calendar2311–2312
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1769 (MDCCLXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (dominical letter A) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Thursday (dominical letter D) of the Julian calendar, the 1769th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 769th year of the 2nd millennium, the 69th year of the 18th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1760s decade. As of the start of 1769, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1918.




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