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Millennium: 2nd millennium
1784 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1784
Ab urbe condita2537
Armenian calendar1233
Assyrian calendar6534
Balinese saka calendar1705–1706
Bengali calendar1191
Berber calendar2734
British Regnal year24 Geo. 3 – 25 Geo. 3
Buddhist calendar2328
Burmese calendar1146
Byzantine calendar7292–7293
Chinese calendar癸卯年 (Water Rabbit)
4481 or 4274
    — to —
甲辰年 (Wood Dragon)
4482 or 4275
Coptic calendar1500–1501
Discordian calendar2950
Ethiopian calendar1776–1777
Hebrew calendar5544–5545
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1840–1841
 - Shaka Samvat1705–1706
 - Kali Yuga4884–4885
Holocene calendar11784
Igbo calendar784–785
Iranian calendar1162–1163
Islamic calendar1198–1199
Japanese calendarTenmei 4
Javanese calendar1710–1711
Julian calendarGregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar4117
Minguo calendar128 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar316
Thai solar calendar2326–2327
Tibetan calendar阴水兔年
(female Water-Rabbit)
1910 or 1529 or 757
    — to —
(male Wood-Dragon)
1911 or 1530 or 758
March 22: The Emerald Buddha is installed at the Wat Phra Kaew

1784 (MDCCLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar, the 1784th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 784th year of the 2nd millennium, the 84th year of the 18th century, and the 5th year of the 1780s decade. As of the start of 1784, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.






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George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen
Jonathan Jennings
Henry Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston


Denis Diderot
Samuel Johnson


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