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1756 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1756
Ab urbe condita2509
Armenian calendar1205
Assyrian calendar6506
Bengali calendar1163
Berber calendar2706
British Regnal year29 Geo. 2  30 Geo. 2
Buddhist calendar2300
Burmese calendar1118
Byzantine calendar7264–7265
Chinese calendar乙亥(Wood Pig)
4452 or 4392
丙子年 (Fire Rat)
4453 or 4393
Coptic calendar1472–1473
Discordian calendar2922
Ethiopian calendar1748–1749
Hebrew calendar5516–5517
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1812–1813
 - Shaka Samvat1677–1678
 - Kali Yuga4856–4857
Holocene calendar11756
Igbo calendar756–757
Iranian calendar1134–1135
Islamic calendar1169–1170
Japanese calendarHōreki 6
Javanese calendar1681–1682
Julian calendarGregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar4089
Minguo calendar156 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar288
Thai solar calendar2298–2299
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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. As of the start of 1756, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1918.




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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