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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 17th century18th century19th century
Decades: 1760s  1770s  1780s  – 1790s –  1800s  1810s  1820s
Years: 1795 1796 179717981799 1800 1801
1798 in topic:
Subjects:     ArchaeologyArchitecture
ArtLiterature (Poetry) – MusicScience
Countries:   AustraliaCanadaGreat BritainUnited States
Leaders:   State leadersColonial governors
Category: EstablishmentsDisestablishments

Year 1798 (MDCCXCVIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar).


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1798 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1798
Ab urbe condita 2551
Armenian calendar 1247
Bahá'í calendar -46 – -45
Bengali calendar 1205
Berber calendar 2748
Buddhist calendar 2342
Burmese calendar 1160
Byzantine calendar 7306 – 7307
Chinese calendar 丁巳年十一月十五日
— to —
Coptic calendar 1514 – 1515
Ethiopian calendar 1790 – 1791
Hebrew calendar 5558 – 5559
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1853 – 1854
 - Shaka Samvat 1720 – 1721
 - Kali Yuga 4899 – 4900
Holocene calendar 11798
Iranian calendar 1176 – 1177
Islamic calendar 1212 – 1213
Japanese calendar Kansei 10
Korean calendar 4131
Thai solar calendar 2341
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See also Category: 1798 deaths.


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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 17th century - 18th century - 19th century
Decades: 1760s  1770s  1780s  - 1790s -  1800s  1810s  1820s
Years: 1795 1796 1797 - 1798 - 1799 1800 1801



  • Franz Xaver, Baron Von Zach, Scientific Editor, Astronomer, begins editing journals about navigation and the geographic positions of cities.
  • XYZ Affair in the U.S., followed by naval battles, but no war is declared.
  • First mechanical music boxes
  • Alessandro Volta and La Place discover electricity
  • The Afghans Army occupied Lahore in Punjab
  • Aarau is the temporary capital of the Helvetic Republic
  • Alois Senefelder invents lithography
  • Eli Whitney contracts with the US Federal Government for 10,000 rifles, which he produces with interchangeable parts
  • Charles Brockden Brown publishes the first American Novel Wieland or The Transformation an American Tale

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