|Centuries:||17th century – 18th century – 19th century|
|Decades:||1720s 1730s 1740s – 1750s – 1760s 1770s 1780s|
|Years:||1750 1751 1752 – 1753 – 1754 1755 1756|
|1753 by topic:|
|Arts and Sciences|
|Archaeology – Architecture – Art – Literature (Poetry) – Music – Science|
|Canada –Denmark – France – Great Britain – Ireland – Norway – Scotland –Sweden –|
|Lists of leaders|
|Colonial governors – State leaders|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
|Establishments and disestablishments categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Ab urbe condita||2506|
|British Regnal year||26 Geo. 2 – 27 Geo. 2|
|Chinese calendar||壬申年 (Water Monkey)
4449 or 4389
— to —
癸酉年 (Water Rooster)
4450 or 4390
|- Vikram Samvat||1809–1810|
|- Shaka Samvat||1675–1676|
|- Kali Yuga||4854–4855|
|Japanese calendar||Hōreki 3
|Julian calendar||Gregorian minus 11 days|
|Minguo calendar||159 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||2295–2296|
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1753 (MDCCLIII) was a common year starting on Monday (dominical letter G) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Friday (dominical letter C) of the Julian calendar, the 1753rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 753rd year of the 2nd millennium, the 53rd year of the 18th century, and the 4th year of the 1750s decade. Note that the Julian day for 1753 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.
- January 1 – Minimum date value for a datetime field in SQL Server (up to version 2005) due to it being the first full year after Britain adopted the Gregorian calendar.
- January 29 – After a month's absence, Elizabeth Canning returns to her mother's home in London and claims that she was abducted. The following criminal trial causes uproar.
- March 1 – Sweden adopts the Gregorian calendar by skipping the 11 days difference between it and the Julian calendar and letting February 17 be followed directly by March 1.
- March 17 – First official Saint Patrick's Day.
- April 5 – The founding charter of the British Museum is enacted.
- May 1 – Species Plantarum is published by Linnaeus (adopted by the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature as the formal start date of the scientific classification of plants).
- July 7 – Royal assent to the Jewish Naturalization Act: The British Parliament extends citizenship to Jews
- October 31 – Virginia Lieut. Gov. Robert Dinwiddie commissions 21-year-old militia Maj. George Washington to dissuade the French from occupying the Ohio Country.
- James Lind writes A Treatise of the Scurvy.
- Robert Wood publishes The ruins of Palmyra; otherwise Tedmor in the desart in English and French, making the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra known to the West.
- The Cramer family starts a brewing operation including the current major brand Warsteiner.
- Marriage Act 1753 (Parliament of Great Britain)
- Coining of the term "anthropomorphism"
- February 12 – François-Paul Brueys D'Aigalliers, French admiral (d. 1798)
- February 20 – Louis Alexandre Berthier, French marshal (d. 1815)
- March 8 – William Roscoe, English writer (d. 1831)
- March 9 – Jean-Baptiste Kleber, French general (d. 1800)
- March 13 – Louise Marie Adélaïde de Bourbon, great heiress, wife of Philippe Égalité (d. 1821)
- March 26 – Benjamin Thompson, American physicist and inventor (d. 1814)
- April 3 – Simon Willard, celebrated American horologist (d. 1848)
- May 8 – Miguel Hidalgo, Mexican Catholic priest and revolutionary (d. 1811)
- May 13 – Lazare Nicholas Marguerite Carnot, French general, politician, and mathematician (d. 1823)
- July 9 – William Waldegrave, 1st Baron Radstock, Governor of Newfoundland (d. 1825)
- August 10 – Edmund Randolph, American politician (d. 1813)
- August 12 – Thomas Bewick, English wood engraver (d. 1828)
- September 10 – John Soane, British architect (d. 1837)
- November 6 – Jean-Baptiste Breval, French composer (d. 1823)
- December 3 – Samuel Crompton, English inventor (d. 1827)
- date unknown
- January 11 – Sir Hans Sloane, Irish physician (b. 1660)
- January 14 – George Berkeley, Irish philosopher (b. 1685)
- January 23 – Anne Louise Bénédicte de Bourbon (b. 1676)
- February 16 – Giacomo Facco, composer (b. 1676)
- May 23 – Franciszka Urszula Radziwiłłowa, dramatist (b. 1705)
- June 7 – Archibald Cameron of Locheil, last Jacobite to be executed for treason (b. 1707)
- June 10 – Joachim Ludwig Schultheiss von Unfriedt, German architect (b. 1678)
- August 6 – Georg Wilhelm Richmann, Russian physicist (struck by lightning) (b. 1711)
- August 19 – Balthasar Neumann, German architect and military engineer (b. 1687)
- December 15 – Richard Boyle, 3rd Earl of Burlington, English architect (b. 1694)
- December 25 – Godolphin Arabian, thoroughbred stallion (b. c.1724)