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1743 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1743
Ab urbe condita2496
Armenian calendar1192
Assyrian calendar6493
Bengali calendar1150
Berber calendar2693
British Regnal year16 Geo. 2  17 Geo. 2
Buddhist calendar2287
Burmese calendar1105
Byzantine calendar7251–7252
Chinese calendar壬戌(Water Dog)
4439 or 4379
癸亥年 (Water Pig)
4440 or 4380
Coptic calendar1459–1460
Discordian calendar2909
Ethiopian calendar1735–1736
Hebrew calendar5503–5504
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1799–1800
 - Shaka Samvat1664–1665
 - Kali Yuga4843–4844
Holocene calendar11743
Igbo calendar743–744
Iranian calendar1121–1122
Islamic calendar1155–1156
Japanese calendarKanpō 3
Javanese calendar1667–1668
Julian calendarGregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar4076
Minguo calendar169 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar275
Thai solar calendar2285–2286
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1743 (MDCCXLIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (dominical letter F) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Saturday (dominical letter B) of the Julian calendar, the 1743rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 743rd year of the 2nd millennium, the 43rd year of the 18th century, and the 4th year of the 1740s decade. As of the start of 1743, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1918.




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  1. Giscombe, C. S. (Winter 2012). "Precarious Creatures". The Kenyon Review, New Series. Kenyon College. 34 (1): 157–175. JSTOR 41304743. I looked it up later and found out that it's generally conceded that they were all dead by the 1680s. But a story persists that a fellow named MacQueen killed the last wolf in Scotland - and, implicitly, in all Britain - after that, in 1743. (Henry Shoemaker mentions the story in the section of Extinct Pennsylvania Animals that concerns wolves.)
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