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

1750[edit]

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1751[edit]

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1752[edit]

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  • 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

1753[edit]

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Species Plantarum.

July–December[edit]

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1754[edit]

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  • 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]

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November 1: Lisbon earthquake.

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1756[edit]

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

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1757[edit]

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1758[edit]

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July–December[edit]

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  • 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]

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July–December[edit]

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Significant people[edit]

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References[edit]

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  8. ^ "Sailing Ship Dodington (history)". Dodington Family. 2002. Archived from Ship-Notes the original on 2005-01-14. Retrieved 2 April 2012. 
  9. ^ Published 1756.
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  17. ^ 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." 
  18. ^ "Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew". World Heritage. UNESCO. Archived from the original on 17 August 2010. Retrieved 2010-07-04. 

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