1750s

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
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Years: 1750 1751 1752 1753 1754 1755 1756 1757 1758 1759
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Events[edit]

Contents: 1750 1751 1752 1753 1754 1755 1756 1757 1758 1759

1750

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1751

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July–December[edit]

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1752

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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

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Species Plantarum.

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1754

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1755

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July–December[edit]

November 1: Lisbon earthquake

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1756

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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

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1758

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July–December[edit]

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1759

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July–December[edit]

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Significant people[edit]

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References[edit]

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