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Centuries: 17th century18th century19th century
Decades: 1730s  1740s  1750s  – 1760s –  1770s  1780s  1790s
Years: 1765 1766 176717681769 1770 1771
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1768 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1768
Ab urbe condita 2521
Armenian calendar 1217
Assyrian calendar 6518
Bengali calendar 1175
Berber calendar 2718
British Regnal year Geo. 3 – 9 Geo. 3
Buddhist calendar 2312
Burmese calendar 1130
Byzantine calendar 7276–7277
Chinese calendar 丁亥(Fire Pig)
4464 or 4404
    — to —
戊子年 (Earth Rat)
4465 or 4405
Coptic calendar 1484–1485
Discordian calendar 2934
Ethiopian calendar 1760–1761
Hebrew calendar 5528–5529
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1824–1825
 - Shaka Samvat 1690–1691
 - Kali Yuga 4869–4870
Holocene calendar 11768
Igbo calendar 768–769
Iranian calendar 1146–1147
Islamic calendar 1181–1182
Japanese calendar Meiwa 5
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar 4101
Minguo calendar 144 before ROC
Thai solar calendar 2310–2311

1768 (MDCCLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (dominical letter CB) of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Tuesday (dominical letter FE) of the Julian calendar, the 1768th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 768th year of the 2nd millennium, the 68th year of the 18th century, and the 9th year of the 1760s decade. Note that the Julian day for 1768 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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The Petit Trianon

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  3. Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

Further reading

  • John Blair; J. Willoughby Rosse (1856). "1768". Blair's Chronological Tables. London: H.G. Bohn – via Hathi Trust.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>