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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 17th century18th century19th century
Decades: 1740s  1750s  1760s  – 1770s –  1780s  1790s  1800s
Years: 1769 1770 177117721773 1774 1775
1772 by topic:
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1772 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1772
Ab urbe condita 2525
Armenian calendar 1221
Assyrian calendar 6522
Bengali calendar 1179
Berber calendar 2722
British Regnal year 12 Geo. 3 – 13 Geo. 3
Buddhist calendar 2316
Burmese calendar 1134
Byzantine calendar 7280–7281
Chinese calendar 辛卯(Metal Rabbit)
4468 or 4408
    — to —
壬辰年 (Water Dragon)
4469 or 4409
Coptic calendar 1488–1489
Discordian calendar 2938
Ethiopian calendar 1764–1765
Hebrew calendar 5532–5533
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1828–1829
 - Shaka Samvat 1694–1695
 - Kali Yuga 4873–4874
Holocene calendar 11772
Igbo calendar 772–773
Iranian calendar 1150–1151
Islamic calendar 1185–1186
Japanese calendar Meiwa 9 / An'ei 1
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar 4105
Minguo calendar 140 before ROC
Thai solar calendar 2314–2315

1772 (MDCCLXXII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (dominical letter ED) of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Sunday (dominical letter AG) of the Julian calendar, the 1772nd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 772nd year of the 2nd millennium, the 72nd year of the 18th century, and the 3rd year of the 1770s decade. Note that the Julian day for 1772 is 11 calendar days difference, which continued to be used from 1582 until the complete conversion of the Gregorian calendar was entirely done in 1929.







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Further reading

  • John Blair; J. Willoughby Rosse (1856). "1772". Blair's Chronological Tables. London: H.G. Bohn – via Hathi Trust.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>