1762

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1762 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1762
MDCCLXII
Ab urbe condita 2515
Armenian calendar 1211
ԹՎ ՌՄԺԱ
Assyrian calendar 6512
Bahá'í calendar −82 – −81
Bengali calendar 1169
Berber calendar 2712
British Regnal year Geo. 3 – 3 Geo. 3
Buddhist calendar 2306
Burmese calendar 1124
Byzantine calendar 7270–7271
Chinese calendar 辛巳(Metal Snake)
4458 or 4398
    — to —
壬午年 (Water Horse)
4459 or 4399
Coptic calendar 1478–1479
Discordian calendar 2928
Ethiopian calendar 1754–1755
Hebrew calendar 5522–5523
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1818–1819
 - Shaka Samvat 1684–1685
 - Kali Yuga 4863–4864
Holocene calendar 11762
Igbo calendar 762–763
Iranian calendar 1140–1141
Islamic calendar 1175–1176
Japanese calendar Hōreki 12
(宝暦12年)
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar 4095
Minguo calendar 150 before ROC
民前150年
Thai solar calendar 2305


Year 1762 (MDCCLXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Tuesday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar.

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July–December[edit]

  • July 9Catherine II becomes empress of Russia upon the deposition of her husband Peter III. The incipient Russo-Prussian alliance falls apart, but Russia does not rejoin the war.
  • July 21Battle of Burkersdorf: In his last major battle, Frederick defeats Marshal Daun in Silesia.

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