1742

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This article is about the year 1742.
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1742 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1742
MDCCXLII
Ab urbe condita 2495
Armenian calendar 1191
ԹՎ ՌՃՂԱ
Assyrian calendar 6492
Bengali calendar 1149
Berber calendar 2692
British Regnal year 15 Geo. 2 – 16 Geo. 2
Buddhist calendar 2286
Burmese calendar 1104
Byzantine calendar 7250–7251
Chinese calendar 辛酉(Metal Rooster)
4438 or 4378
    — to —
壬戌年 (Water Dog)
4439 or 4379
Coptic calendar 1458–1459
Discordian calendar 2908
Ethiopian calendar 1734–1735
Hebrew calendar 5502–5503
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1798–1799
 - Shaka Samvat 1663–1664
 - Kali Yuga 4842–4843
Holocene calendar 11742
Igbo calendar 742–743
Iranian calendar 1120–1121
Islamic calendar 1154–1155
Japanese calendar Kanpō 2
(寛保2年)
Javanese calendar 1666–1667
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar 4075
Minguo calendar 170 before ROC
民前170年
Nanakshahi calendar 274
Thai solar calendar 2284–2285


1742 (MDCCXLII) was a common year starting on Monday (dominical letter G) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Friday (dominical letter C) of the Julian calendar, the 1742nd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 742nd year of the 2nd millennium, the 42nd year of the 18th century, and the 3rd year of the 1740s decade. As of the start of 1742, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1918.

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  1. ^ "A dozen Downing Street departures". BBC News. 2007-05-09. Archived from the original on August 23, 2007. Retrieved 2007-07-14. 
  2. ^ Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. p. 309. ISBN 0-304-35730-8.