1759

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1759 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1759
MDCCLIX
Ab urbe condita 2512
Armenian calendar 1208
ԹՎ ՌՄԸ
Assyrian calendar 6509
Bahá'í calendar −85 – −84
Bengali calendar 1166
Berber calendar 2709
British Regnal year 32 Geo. 2 – 33 Geo. 2
Buddhist calendar 2303
Burmese calendar 1121
Byzantine calendar 7267–7268
Chinese calendar 戊寅(Earth Tiger)
4455 or 4395
    — to —
己卯年 (Earth Rabbit)
4456 or 4396
Coptic calendar 1475–1476
Discordian calendar 2925
Ethiopian calendar 1751–1752
Hebrew calendar 5519–5520
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1815–1816
 - Shaka Samvat 1681–1682
 - Kali Yuga 4860–4861
Holocene calendar 11759
Igbo calendar 759–760
Iranian calendar 1137–1138
Islamic calendar 1172–1173
Japanese calendar Hōreki 9
(宝暦9年)
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar 4092
Minguo calendar 153 before ROC
民前153年
Thai solar calendar 2302


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.

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  1. ^ "Eddystone Lighthouse". Trinity House. Archived from the original on 9 September 2006. Retrieved 2006-09-06. 
  2. ^ 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." 
  3. ^ "Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew". World Heritage. UNESCO. Archived from the original on 17 August 2010. Retrieved 2010-07-04.