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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 17th century18th century19th century
Decades: 1720s  1730s  1740s  – 1750s –  1760s  1770s  1780s
Years: 1755 1756 175717581759 1760 1761
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1758 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1758
Ab urbe condita 2511
Armenian calendar 1207
Assyrian calendar 6508
Bengali calendar 1165
Berber calendar 2708
British Regnal year 31 Geo. 2 – 32 Geo. 2
Buddhist calendar 2302
Burmese calendar 1120
Byzantine calendar 7266–7267
Chinese calendar 丁丑(Fire Ox)
4454 or 4394
    — to —
戊寅年 (Earth Tiger)
4455 or 4395
Coptic calendar 1474–1475
Discordian calendar 2924
Ethiopian calendar 1750–1751
Hebrew calendar 5518–5519
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1814–1815
 - Shaka Samvat 1680–1681
 - Kali Yuga 4859–4860
Holocene calendar 11758
Igbo calendar 758–759
Iranian calendar 1136–1137
Islamic calendar 1171–1172
Japanese calendar Hōreki 8
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar 4091
Minguo calendar 154 before ROC
Thai solar calendar 2300–2301

1758 (MDCCLVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (dominical letter A) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Thursday (dominical letter D) 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. Note that the Julian day for 1758 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.




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  • First European settlement in what is now Erie County by the French at the mouth of Buffalo Creek.
  • Rudjer Boscovich publishes his atomic theory in Theoria philosophiae naturalis redacta ad unicam legem virium in nalura existentium.
  • Fire destroys part of Oslo, then called Christiania.
  • Carl Linnaeus publishes the first volume (Animalia) of the tenth edition of his Systema Naturae, the starting point of modern zoological nomenclature.
  • The first Isakov family member (Trifun Isakov) is mentioned in Melenci.
  • 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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