Millennium: 2nd millennium
1798 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1798
French Republican calendar6–7
Ab urbe condita2551
Armenian calendar1247
Assyrian calendar6548
Balinese saka calendar1719–1720
Bengali calendar1205
Berber calendar2748
British Regnal year38 Geo. 3 – 39 Geo. 3
Buddhist calendar2342
Burmese calendar1160
Byzantine calendar7306–7307
Chinese calendar丁巳年 (Fire Snake)
4495 or 4288
    — to —
戊午年 (Earth Horse)
4496 or 4289
Coptic calendar1514–1515
Discordian calendar2964
Ethiopian calendar1790–1791
Hebrew calendar5558–5559
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1854–1855
 - Shaka Samvat1719–1720
 - Kali Yuga4898–4899
Holocene calendar11798
Igbo calendar798–799
Iranian calendar1176–1177
Islamic calendar1212–1213
Japanese calendarKansei 10
Javanese calendar1724–1725
Julian calendarGregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar4131
Minguo calendar114 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar330
Thai solar calendar2340–2341
Tibetan calendar阴火蛇年
(female Fire-Snake)
1924 or 1543 or 771
    — to —
(male Earth-Horse)
1925 or 1544 or 772
February 15: French troops enter Rome.
August 1: Battle of the Nile.

1798 (MDCCXCVIII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar, the 1798th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 798th year of the 2nd millennium, the 98th year of the 18th century, and the 9th year of the 1790s decade. As of the start of 1798, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.




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