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Millennium: 2nd Millennium
Centuries: 17th cent.18th cent.19th cent.
Decades: 1740s 1750s 1760s1770s1780s 1790s 1800s
Years: 1773 1774 177517761777 1778 1779
1776 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar1776
MDCCLXXVI
Ab urbe condita2529
Armenian calendar1225
ԹՎ ՌՄԻԵ
Assyrian calendar6526
Bengali calendar1183
Berber calendar2726
British Regnal year16 Geo. 3 – 17 Geo. 3
Buddhist calendar2320
Burmese calendar1138
Byzantine calendar7284–7285
Chinese calendar乙未(Wood Goat)
4472 or 4412
    — to —
丙申年 (Fire Monkey)
4473 or 4413
Coptic calendar1492–1493
Discordian calendar2942
Ethiopian calendar1768–1769
Hebrew calendar5536–5537
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1832–1833
 - Shaka Samvat1697–1698
 - Kali Yuga4876–4877
Holocene calendar11776
Igbo calendar776–777
Iranian calendar1154–1155
Islamic calendar1189–1190
Japanese calendarAn'ei 5
(安永5年)
Javanese calendar1701–1702
Julian calendarGregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar4109
Minguo calendar136 before ROC
民前136年
Nanakshahi calendar308
Thai solar calendar2318–2319

The year AD 1776 was the year of the United States of America's independance from Great Britain. This year was a Shemitah year, which can account for the rise of the independance of the USA.

Astronomy

During 1776, there were 2 lunar eclipses. The first was on February 4 and was a Total lunar eclipse. The second was on July 31 and was a Total lunar eclipse.

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