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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 17th century18th century19th century
Decades: 1720s 1730s 1740s1750s1760s 1770s 1780s
Years: 1750 1751 1752 1753 1754 1755 1756 1757 1758 1759
Categories: BirthsDeathsArchitecture
EstablishmentsDisestablishments

This is a list of events occurring in the 1750s, ordered by year.

1750[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

1751[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

1752[edit]

This article is about the year 1752.
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 17th century18th century19th century
Decades: 1720s  1730s  1740s  – 1750s –  1760s  1770s  1780s
Years: 1749 1750 175117521753 1754 1755
1750s by topic:
Arts and Sciences
ArchaeologyArchitectureArtLiterature (Poetry) – MusicScience
Countries
Lists of leaders
Colonial governorsState leaders
Birth and death categories
BirthsDeaths
Establishments and disestablishments categories
EstablishmentsDisestablishments
Works category
Works
2014 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 2014
MMXIV
Ab urbe condita 2767
Armenian calendar 1463
ԹՎ ՌՆԿԳ
Assyrian calendar 6764
Bahá'í calendar 170–171
Bengali calendar 1421
Berber calendar 2964
British Regnal year 62 Eliz. 2 – 63 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar 2558
Burmese calendar 1376
Byzantine calendar 7522–7523
Chinese calendar 癸巳(Water Snake)
4710 or 4650
    — to —
甲午年 (Wood Horse)
4711 or 4651
Coptic calendar 1730–1731
Discordian calendar 3180
Ethiopian calendar 2006–2007
Hebrew calendar 5774–5775
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2070–2071
 - Shaka Samvat 1936–1937
 - Kali Yuga 5115–5116
Holocene calendar 12014
Igbo calendar 1014–1015
Iranian calendar 1392–1393
Islamic calendar 1435–1436
Japanese calendar Heisei 26
(平成26年)
Juche calendar 103
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4347
Minguo calendar ROC 103
民國103年
Thai solar calendar 2557
Unix time 1388534400–1420070399


Year 1752 (MDCCLII) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and a leap year starting on Wednesday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar. In the British Empire, it was the only year with 355 days, as September 3 through September 13 were skipped.

Events[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

  • Adam Smith transfers to professor of moral philosophy at the University of Glasgow.
  • English scientist Lord John Davies first observes what is later recognised as respiratory collapse

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Weinreb, Ben; Hibbert, Christopher (1995). The London Encyclopaedia. Macmillan. p. 976. ISBN 0-333-57688-8. 
  2. ^ Clear, Todd R.; Cole, George F.; Resig, Michael D. (2006). American Corrections (7th ed.). Thompson. 
  3. ^ Semple, Clare (2006). A Silver Legend: the story of the Maria Theresa Thaler. Manchester: Barzan Publishing. ISBN 0-9549701-0-1. 
  4. ^ William Walter Hening. "Hening's Statutes at Large". Retrieved 9 April 2011. 

1753[edit]

January–June[edit]

Species Plantarum.

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]


1754[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

  • Surveyor William Churton lays out what will become the county seat of Orange County, North Carolina. The town is named Corbin Town for Francis Corbin, a member of the North Carolina governor's council. Corbin Town is renamed Childsburgh in 1759 and finally Hillsborough in 1766.

1755[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

November 1: Lisbon earthquake.

Date unknown[edit]

1756[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

July 30: In Russia, Empress Elizabeth at the porch of the newly built Catherine Palace, painting (1905) by Eugene Lanceray (in Tretyakov Gallery).

Date unknown[edit]

1757[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

1758[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

  • First European settlement in what is now Erie County by the French at the mouth of Buffalo Creek.
  • Rudjer Boscovich publishes his atomic theory in Theoria philosophiae naturalis redacta ad unicam legem virium in nalura existentium.
  • Fire destroys part of Oslo, then called Christiania.
  • Carl Linnaeus publishes the first volume (Animalia) of the tenth edition of his Systema Naturae, the starting point of modern zoological nomenclature.
  • The first Isakov family member (Trifun Isakov) is mentioned in Melenci.
  • Marquis Gabriel de Lernay, a French officer captured during the Seven Years' War, establishes a military lodge in Berlin with the help of Baron de Printzen, master of The Three Globes Lodge at Berlin, and Philipp Samuel Rosa, a disgraced former pastor.

1759[edit]

This article is about the year 1759. For the number, see 1759 (number).
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 17th century18th century19th century
Decades: 1720s  1730s  1740s  – 1750s –  1760s  1770s  1780s
Years: 1756 1757 175817591760 1761 1762
1750s by topic:
Arts and Sciences
ArchaeologyArchitectureArtLiterature (Poetry) – MusicScience
Countries
Lists of leaders
Colonial governorsState leaders
Birth and death categories
BirthsDeaths
Establishments and disestablishments categories
EstablishmentsDisestablishments
Works category
Works
2014 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 2014
MMXIV
Ab urbe condita 2767
Armenian calendar 1463
ԹՎ ՌՆԿԳ
Assyrian calendar 6764
Bahá'í calendar 170–171
Bengali calendar 1421
Berber calendar 2964
British Regnal year 62 Eliz. 2 – 63 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar 2558
Burmese calendar 1376
Byzantine calendar 7522–7523
Chinese calendar 癸巳(Water Snake)
4710 or 4650
    — to —
甲午年 (Wood Horse)
4711 or 4651
Coptic calendar 1730–1731
Discordian calendar 3180
Ethiopian calendar 2006–2007
Hebrew calendar 5774–5775
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2070–2071
 - Shaka Samvat 1936–1937
 - Kali Yuga 5115–5116
Holocene calendar 12014
Igbo calendar 1014–1015
Iranian calendar 1392–1393
Islamic calendar 1435–1436
Japanese calendar Heisei 26
(平成26年)
Juche calendar 103
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4347
Minguo calendar ROC 103
民國103年
Thai solar calendar 2557
Unix time 1388534400–1420070399


Year 1759 (MDCCLIX) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Friday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). In Great Britain, this year was known as the Annus Mirabilis because of British victories in the Seven Years' War.

Events[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Historia del Municipio de Melchor de Mencos, Petén.
  2. ^ Revista D – PrensaLibre.com
  3. ^ "The Battle of the Monongahela". World Digital Library. 1755. Retrieved 2013-08-03. 
  4. ^ "Sailing Ship Dodington (history)". Dodington Family. 2002. Archived from Ship-Notes the original on 2005-01-14. Retrieved 2 April 2012. 
  5. ^ Published 1756.
  6. ^ a b c Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. p. 318. ISBN 0-304-35730-8. 
  7. ^ "History". Marine Society. Retrieved 2012-01-06. 
  8. ^ "Danish Business Delegation to Turkey". Royal Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Retrieved 11 December 2010. "Trade between our two countries can be dated centuries back. In 1756 Denmark and The Ottoman Empire signed a treaty on commerce and friendship, which paved the way for closer ties both human and commercial between our two people..." 
  9. ^ Энциклопедия Города России. Moscow: Большая Российская Энциклопедия. 2003. p. 114. ISBN 5-7107-7399-9. 
  10. ^ Nguyen The Anh (1989). "Le Nam tien dans les textes Vietnamiens". In Lafont, P. B. (ed). Les frontieres du Vietnam. Paris: Edition l’Harmattan. 
  11. ^ Miller, Craig. "Did Emanuel Swedenborg Influence LDS Doctrine?". Archived from the original on 25 July 2011. Retrieved 3 September 2011. 
  12. ^ "Eddystone Lighthouse". Trinity House. Archived from the original on 9 September 2006. Retrieved 2006-09-06. 
  13. ^ Royal Observatory Greenwich souvenir guide. 2012. pp. 34–35. ISBN 978-1-906367-51-0. "the first precision watch and considered by many today as the most important timekeeper ever." 
  14. ^ "Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew". World Heritage. UNESCO. Archived from the original on 17 August 2010. Retrieved 2010-07-04. 


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The Union Leader
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:03:45 -0700

The featured piece, “Culloden,” by Julie Giroux, is a three-movement symphony that presents the folk and Gaelic “commoners” music from Scotland in the mid-1750s. A battle lasting less than 30 minutes occurred at Culloden in 1746, leaving 1,500 Scots ...

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 05:02:39 -0700

... Or A Speedy Help To Learning; The Complete Art of Writing Letters; and Every Man His Own Letter-Writer were immensely popular bestsellers; The Young Secretary's Guide went through more than 20 printings and piratings, from 1703 well into the 1750s.

BBC News

BBC News
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:07:27 -0700

For much of the period covered by the documents - from the 1750s to 1951 - the Gulf was a little-regarded backwater, dotted with coastal villages that scraped a living through fishing or pearl-diving, with basic goods being traded to and fro. Officials ...

The Northern Echo

The Northern Echo
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:25:38 -0700

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Lehigh Valley Business
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 06:40:39 -0700

Patel already owned property surrounding the King George. The sale had been under the scrutiny of neighbors and local historical preservationists since Patel said – originally – that he would demolish the building that was constructed in the 1750s to ...

Daily Mail

Daily Mail
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 04:59:43 -0700

The shipwreck of HMS Hazardous has also been added to the register. The British warship was beached in Bracklesham Bay, Sussex during a storm in 1706. The list also includes Bedlam Furnaces - the remains of a coke-fired blast furnaces built in the ...

Straight.com

Straight.com
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:33:45 -0700

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 06:07:30 -0700

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