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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 17th century18th century19th century
Decades: 1720s  1730s  1740s  – 1750s –  1760s  1770s  1780s
Years: 1753 1754 175517561757 1758 1759
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1756 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1756
Ab urbe condita 2509
Armenian calendar 1205
Assyrian calendar 6506
Bengali calendar 1163
Berber calendar 2706
British Regnal year 29 Geo. 2 – 30 Geo. 2
Buddhist calendar 2300
Burmese calendar 1118
Byzantine calendar 7264–7265
Chinese calendar 乙亥(Wood Pig)
4452 or 4392
    — to —
丙子年 (Fire Rat)
4453 or 4393
Coptic calendar 1472–1473
Discordian calendar 2922
Ethiopian calendar 1748–1749
Hebrew calendar 5516–5517
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1812–1813
 - Shaka Samvat 1678–1679
 - Kali Yuga 4857–4858
Holocene calendar 11756
Igbo calendar 756–757
Iranian calendar 1134–1135
Islamic calendar 1169–1170
Japanese calendar Hōreki 6
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar 4089
Minguo calendar 156 before ROC
Thai solar calendar 2298–2299

1756 (MDCCLVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (dominical letter DC) of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Monday (dominical letter GF) of the Julian calendar, the 1756th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 756th year of the 2nd millennium, the 56th year of the 18th century, and the 7th year of the 1750s decade. Note that the Julian day for 1756 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.




July 30: In Russia, Empress Elizabeth at the porch of the newly built Catherine Palace, painting (1905) by Eugene Lanceray (in Tretyakov Gallery).

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