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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 17th century18th century19th century
Decades: 1710s  1720s  1730s  – 1740s –  1750s  1760s  1770s
Years: 1746 1747 174817491750 1751 1752
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1749 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1749
Ab urbe condita 2502
Armenian calendar 1198
Assyrian calendar 6499
Bengali calendar 1156
Berber calendar 2699
British Regnal year 22 Geo. 2 – 23 Geo. 2
Buddhist calendar 2293
Burmese calendar 1111
Byzantine calendar 7257–7258
Chinese calendar 戊辰(Earth Dragon)
4445 or 4385
    — to —
己巳年 (Earth Snake)
4446 or 4386
Coptic calendar 1465–1466
Discordian calendar 2915
Ethiopian calendar 1741–1742
Hebrew calendar 5509–5510
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1805–1806
 - Shaka Samvat 1671–1672
 - Kali Yuga 4850–4851
Holocene calendar 11749
Igbo calendar 749–750
Iranian calendar 1127–1128
Islamic calendar 1162–1163
Japanese calendar Kan'en 2
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar 4082
Minguo calendar 163 before ROC
Thai solar calendar 2291–2292

1749 (MDCCXLIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (dominical letter E) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Sunday (dominical letter A) of the Julian calendar, the 1749th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 749th year of the 2nd millennium, the 49th year of the 18th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1740s decade. Note that the Julian day for 1749 is 11 calendar days difference, which continued to be used from 1582 until the complete conversion of the Gregorian calendar was entirely done in 1929.



Music for the Royal Fireworks by George Frideric Handel.


July 10: Halifax, Nova Scotia

Date unknown

Portrait of Clara in Paris in 1749, by Jean-Baptiste Oudry




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