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Millennium: 2nd millennium
1791 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1791
Ab urbe condita2544
Armenian calendar1240
Assyrian calendar6541
Balinese saka calendar1712–1713
Bengali calendar1198
Berber calendar2741
British Regnal year31 Geo. 3 – 32 Geo. 3
Buddhist calendar2335
Burmese calendar1153
Byzantine calendar7299–7300
Chinese calendar庚戌年 (Metal Dog)
4488 or 4281
    — to —
辛亥年 (Metal Pig)
4489 or 4282
Coptic calendar1507–1508
Discordian calendar2957
Ethiopian calendar1783–1784
Hebrew calendar5551–5552
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1847–1848
 - Shaka Samvat1712–1713
 - Kali Yuga4891–4892
Holocene calendar11791
Igbo calendar791–792
Iranian calendar1169–1170
Islamic calendar1205–1206
Japanese calendarKansei 3
Javanese calendar1717–1718
Julian calendarGregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar4124
Minguo calendar121 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar323
Thai solar calendar2333–2334
Tibetan calendar阳金狗年
(male Iron-Dog)
1917 or 1536 or 764
    — to —
(female Iron-Pig)
1918 or 1537 or 765
January 2: Big Bottom massacre

1791 (MDCCXCI) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar, the 1791st year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 791st year of the 2nd millennium, the 91st year of the 18th century, and the 2nd year of the 1790s decade. As of the start of 1791, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.






Date unknown


Samuel Morse
Michael Faraday
Charles Babbage
James Buchanan


Honoré Gabriel Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart


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