1758

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1758 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1758
MDCCLVIII
Ab urbe condita2511
Armenian calendar1207
ԹՎ ՌՄԷ
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(Fire Ox)
4454 or 4394
    — to —
戊寅年 (Earth Tiger)
4455 or 4395
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
(宝暦8年)
Javanese calendar1683–1684
Julian calendarGregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar4091
Minguo calendar154 before ROC
民前154年
Nanakshahi calendar290
Thai solar calendar2300–2301
Tibetan calendar阴火牛年
(female Fire-Ox)
1884 or 1503 or 731
    — to —
阳土虎年
(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.

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  • The French build the first European settlement in what is now Erie County, at the mouth of Buffalo Creek.
  • Rudjer Boscovich publishes his atomic theory, in Theoria philosophiae naturalis redacta ad unicam legem virium in nalura existentium.
  • A fire destroys parts of Christiania, Norway.
  • Carl Linnaeus publishes the first volume (Animalia) of the tenth edition of his Systema Naturae, the starting point of modern zoological nomenclature.
  • Marquis Gabriel de Lernay, a French officer captured during the Seven Years' War, establishes a military lodge in Berlin, with the help of Baron de Printzen, master of The Three Globes Lodge at Berlin, and Philipp Samuel Rosa, a disgraced former pastor.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Niles Eldredge, Life on Earth: A-G (ABC-CLIO, 2002) pp477-478
  2. ^ "The Use of Numerals for Specific Names in Systematic Zoology", by David Starr Jordan, in Science magazine, March 10, 1911, p372
  3. ^ Shelby T. McCloy, The Negro in the French West Indies (University Press of Kentucky, 2015) p40
  4. ^ Herbert J. Redman, Frederick the Great and the Seven Years’ War, 1756–1763 (McFarland, 2015) p191
  5. ^ Stephen Feinstein, Captain Cook: Great Explorer of the Pacific (Enslow Publishers, 2010) p28
  6. ^ "Edwards, Jonathan", by Douglas A. Sweeney, in Encyclopedia of Christianity in the United States (Rowman & Littlefield, 2016) p770
  7. ^ Donald E. Chipman and Harriet Denise Joseph, Explorers and Settlers of Spanish Texas (University of Texas Press, 2010)
  8. ^ "Eraser", in Concise Encyclopedia of Plastics, ed by Donald V. Rosato, et al. (Springer, 2000) p237
  9. ^ "Historical Events for Year 1758 | OnThisDay.com". Historyorb.com. Retrieved 2016-06-25.
  10. ^ Gordon Carruth, ed., The Encyclopedia of American Facts and Dates 3rd Edition (Thomas Y. Crowell, 1962) p72