1750s BC

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Millennium: 2nd millennium BC
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  • 1759 BC
  • 1758 BC
  • 1757 BC
  • 1756 BC
  • 1755 BC
  • 1754 BC
  • 1753 BC
  • 1752 BC
  • 1751 BC
  • 1750 BC
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The 1750s BC was a decade lasting from January 1, 1759 BC to December 31, 1750 BC.

Events and trends[edit]

  • c. 1750 BC—The eruption of Mt. Veniaminof, located on the Alaskan Peninsula, becomes the first global volcanic eruption in history.[1][2]
  • c. 1750 BC—Hammurabi dies and is succeeded by his son, Samsu-iluna, who is already involved in Babylonian government.[3]
  • c. 1750 BC: Aryan migrations
  • 1750 BC: Old Assyrian Empire disestablished

Significant people[edit]

  • Hammurabi, king of Babylon since 1792 BC, according to the middle chronology
  • Rim-Sin I, king of Larsa since 1758 BC, according to the short chronology

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-11-06. Retrieved 2013-11-05.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ NatureWorldNews (15 August 2013). "Alaskan Volcano Eruption Causes Rumbles but No Worries".
  3. ^ "Hammurabi (1792-1750 B.C)". www.thelatinlibrary.com.