1779

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May 29, 2022

1779 is a common year starting on a Friday.

Era

Qing dynasty Qianlong 44 years Eight years of Ani in Japan The 40th year of Cainxing, Hu Le dynasty 2nd year of Tai Duc, Tay Son Dynasty

Year

The 28th year of King Shoboku of Ryukyu (琉球) Qing Dynasty 44 Years of Emperor Qianlong 3rd year of King Jeongjo, Joseon Dynasty The 40th year of King Hyeonjong of the Hu Le dynasty 2nd year of the Tay Son dynasty

event

Birth

February 21 – Friedrich Carl von Savigny, German jurist (d.

death

February 19 -- James Cook, British explorer (b.