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Millennium: 2nd millennium
1743 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1743
Ab urbe condita 2496
Armenian calendar 1192
Assyrian calendar 6493
Balinese saka calendar 1664–1665
Bengali calendar 1150
Berber calendar 2693
British Regnal year 16 Geo. 2 – 17 Geo. 2
Buddhist calendar 2287
Burmese calendar 1105
Byzantine calendar 7251–7252
Chinese calendar 壬戌(Water Dog)
4439 or 4379
    — to —
癸亥年 (Water Pig)
4440 or 4380
Coptic calendar 1459–1460
Discordian calendar 2909
Ethiopian calendar 1735–1736
Hebrew calendar 5503–5504
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1799–1800
 - Shaka Samvat 1664–1665
 - Kali Yuga 4843–4844
Holocene calendar 11743
Igbo calendar 743–744
Iranian calendar 1121–1122
Islamic calendar 1155–1156
Japanese calendar Kanpō 3
Javanese calendar 1667–1668
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar 4076
Minguo calendar 169 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar 275
Thai solar calendar 2285–2286
Tibetan calendar 阳水狗年
(male Water-Dog)
1869 or 1488 or 716
    — to —
(female Water-Pig)
1870 or 1489 or 717

1743 (MDCCXLIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar, the 1743rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 743rd year of the 2nd millennium, the 43rd year of the 18th century, and the 4th year of the 1740s decade. As of the start of 1743, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.


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  • The Selangor Sultanate is established at Selangor Darul Ehsan (now known as Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia).



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  1. ^ Giscombe, C. S. (Winter 2012). "Precarious Creatures". The Kenyon Review. Gambier, Ohio: Kenyon College. 34 (NS) (1): 157–175. JSTOR 41304743. I looked it up later and found out that it's generally conceded that they were all dead by the 1680s. But a story persists that a fellow named MacQueen killed the last wolf in Scotland - and, implicitly, in all Britain - after that, in 1743. (Henry Shoemaker mentions the story in the section of Extinct Pennsylvania Animals that concerns wolves.)