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1787 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1787
Ab urbe condita2540
Armenian calendar1236
Assyrian calendar6537
Bengali calendar1194
Berber calendar2737
British Regnal year27 Geo. 3  28 Geo. 3
Buddhist calendar2331
Burmese calendar1149
Byzantine calendar7295–7296
Chinese calendar丙午(Fire Horse)
4483 or 4423
丁未年 (Fire Goat)
4484 or 4424
Coptic calendar1503–1504
Discordian calendar2953
Ethiopian calendar1779–1780
Hebrew calendar5547–5548
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1843–1844
 - Shaka Samvat1708–1709
 - Kali Yuga4887–4888
Holocene calendar11787
Igbo calendar787–788
Iranian calendar1165–1166
Islamic calendar1201–1202
Japanese calendarTenmei 7
Javanese calendar1713–1714
Julian calendarGregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar4120
Minguo calendar125 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar319
Thai solar calendar2329–2330
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1787 (MDCCLXXXVII) 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 1787th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 787th year of the 2nd millennium, the 87th year of the 18th century, and the 8th year of the 1780s decade. As of the start of 1787, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1918.



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