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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 17th century18th century19th century
Decades: 1740s  1750s  1760s  – 1770s –  1780s  1790s  1800s
Years: 1773 1774 177517761777 1778 1779
1776 in topic:
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Year 1776 (MDCCLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Friday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar).

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The year 1776 is celebrated by the United States as the official beginning of its nationhood. 1776, MDCCLXXVI, is the number shown at the bottom of the pyramid on the American dollar bill, and on the tablet held by the Statue of Liberty.

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Declaration of Independence

September-October

Sept. 22: British hang spy Nathan Hale in New York City.

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1776 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1776
MDCCLXXVI
Ab urbe condita 2529
Armenian calendar 1225
ԹՎ ՌՄԻԵ
Bahá'í calendar -68 – -67
Bengali calendar 1183
Berber calendar 2726
Buddhist calendar 2320
Burmese calendar 1138
Byzantine calendar 7284 – 7285
Chinese calendar 乙未年十一月十一日
(4412/4472-11-11)
— to —
丙申年十一月廿一日
(4413/4473-11-21)
Coptic calendar 1492 – 1493
Ethiopian calendar 1768 – 1769
Hebrew calendar 5536 – 5537
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1831 – 1832
 - Shaka Samvat 1698 – 1699
 - Kali Yuga 4877 – 4878
Holocene calendar 11776
Iranian calendar 1154 – 1155
Islamic calendar 1189 – 1190
Japanese calendar An'ei 5
(安永5年)
Korean calendar 4109
Thai solar calendar 2319

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This page is a placeholder for a page about the year 1776. The Wikiquote community has not yet come to a consensus on what this page, and calendar-year pages generally, ought to say. Please discuss any suggestions for the contents of year pages at the Village pump. In the meantime, Wikipedia's 1776 article offers a list of noteworthy events of this year.

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 17th century - 18th century - 19th century
Decades: 1740s  1750s  1760s  - 1770s -  1780s  1790s  1800s
Years: 1773 1774 1775 - 1776 - 1777 1778 1779

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