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Millennium: 2nd millennium
July 8: French forces inside the British Province of New York resist British attack in the Battle of Carillon.
June 8: The Siege of Louisbourg begins in Nova Scotia.
1758 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1758
Ab urbe condita2511
Armenian calendar1207
Assyrian calendar6508
Balinese saka calendar1679–1680
Bengali calendar1165
Berber calendar2708
British Regnal year31 Geo. 2 – 32 Geo. 2
Buddhist calendar2302
Burmese calendar1120
Byzantine calendar7266–7267
Chinese calendar丁丑年 (Fire Ox)
4455 or 4248
    — to —
戊寅年 (Earth Tiger)
4456 or 4249
Coptic calendar1474–1475
Discordian calendar2924
Ethiopian calendar1750–1751
Hebrew calendar5518–5519
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1814–1815
 - Shaka Samvat1679–1680
 - Kali Yuga4858–4859
Holocene calendar11758
Igbo calendar758–759
Iranian calendar1136–1137
Islamic calendar1171–1172
Japanese calendarHōreki 8
Javanese calendar1683–1684
Julian calendarGregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar4091
Minguo calendar154 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar290
Thai solar calendar2300–2301
Tibetan calendar阴火牛年
(female Fire-Ox)
1884 or 1503 or 731
    — to —
(male Earth-Tiger)
1885 or 1504 or 732

1758 (MDCCLVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Thursday of the Julian calendar, the 1758th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 758th year of the 2nd millennium, the 58th year of the 18th century, and the 9th year of the 1750s decade. As of the start of 1758, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.




June 23: Battle of Krefeld


August 25: Battle of Zorndorf
October 14: Battle of Hochkirch


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James Monroe
Maximilien Robespierre
Thomas Picton
Christopher Gore
Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson
Noah Webster

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Jonathan Edwards
Marthanda Varma
James Francis Edward Keith
Françoise de Graffigny

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