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Millennium: 2nd millennium
1798 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1798
French Republican calendar 6–7
Ab urbe condita 2551
Armenian calendar 1247
Assyrian calendar 6548
Balinese saka calendar 1719–1720
Bengali calendar 1205
Berber calendar 2748
British Regnal year 38 Geo. 3 – 39 Geo. 3
Buddhist calendar 2342
Burmese calendar 1160
Byzantine calendar 7306–7307
Chinese calendar 丁巳(Fire Snake)
4494 or 4434
    — to —
戊午年 (Earth Horse)
4495 or 4435
Coptic calendar 1514–1515
Discordian calendar 2964
Ethiopian calendar 1790–1791
Hebrew calendar 5558–5559
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1854–1855
 - Shaka Samvat 1719–1720
 - Kali Yuga 4898–4899
Holocene calendar 11798
Igbo calendar 798–799
Iranian calendar 1176–1177
Islamic calendar 1212–1213
Japanese calendar Kansei 10
Javanese calendar 1724–1725
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar 4131
Minguo calendar 114 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar 330
Thai solar calendar 2340–2341
Tibetan calendar 阴火蛇年
(female Fire-Snake)
1924 or 1543 or 771
    — to —
(male Earth-Horse)
1925 or 1544 or 772

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.




  • May 9Napoleon sets off for Toulon, and sails aboard Vice-Admiral Brueys's flagship L'Orient; his squadron is part of a larger fleet of over 300 vessels, carrying almost 37,000 troops.[3]
  • May 23 – Irish republicans and nationalists, known as the Society of United Irishmen, launch a rebellion against British rule, in expectation of greater support from France, which only sends 1,100 men. The United Irishmen are unique amongst Irish nationalist movements, in that they unify Catholics and Protestants around republican ideals. The rebellion rages sporadically, but is defeated by the British by October.
  • June 6


Date unknown

  • The platypus was first discovered by Europeans.




  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Harper's Encyclopaedia of United States History from 458 A. D. to 1909, ed. by Benson John Lossing and, Woodrow Wilson (Harper & Brothers, 1910) p171
  2. ^ "Historical Events for Year 1798 | OnThisDay.com". Historyorb.com. Retrieved 2016-07-11. 
  3. ^ Richard Holmes (2015). The Napoleonic Wars, Egypt and Syria campaign, p. 28. ISBN 978-1-78097-614-3

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