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Millennium: 2nd millennium
1774 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1774
Ab urbe condita2527
Armenian calendar1223
Assyrian calendar6524
Balinese saka calendar1695–1696
Bengali calendar1181
Berber calendar2724
British Regnal year14 Geo. 3 – 15 Geo. 3
Buddhist calendar2318
Burmese calendar1136
Byzantine calendar7282–7283
Chinese calendar癸巳(Water Snake)
4470 or 4410
    — to —
甲午年 (Wood Horse)
4471 or 4411
Coptic calendar1490–1491
Discordian calendar2940
Ethiopian calendar1766–1767
Hebrew calendar5534–5535
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1830–1831
 - Shaka Samvat1695–1696
 - Kali Yuga4874–4875
Holocene calendar11774
Igbo calendar774–775
Iranian calendar1152–1153
Islamic calendar1187–1188
Japanese calendarAn'ei 3
Javanese calendar1699–1700
Julian calendarGregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar4107
Minguo calendar138 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar306
Thai solar calendar2316–2317
Tibetan calendar阴水蛇年
(female Water-Snake)
1900 or 1519 or 747
    — to —
(male Wood-Horse)
1901 or 1520 or 748
December 9: Start of the two month long Siege of Melilla

1774 (MDCCLXXIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar, the 1774th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 774th year of the 2nd millennium, the 74th year of the 18th century, and the 5th year of the 1770s decade. As of the start of 1774, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.


Chesma Column in Tsarskoe Selo, commemorating the end of the Russo-Turkish War.





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