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Millennium: 2nd millennium
1761 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1761
Ab urbe condita 2514
Armenian calendar 1210
Assyrian calendar 6511
Balinese saka calendar 1682–1683
Bengali calendar 1168
Berber calendar 2711
British Regnal year 1  Geo. 3   2  Geo. 3
Buddhist calendar 2305
Burmese calendar 1123
Byzantine calendar 7269–7270
Chinese calendar 庚辰(Metal  Dragon)
4457 or 4397
辛巳年 (Metal  Snake)
4458 or 4398
Coptic calendar 1477–1478
Discordian calendar 2927
Ethiopian calendar 1753–1754
Hebrew calendar 5521–5522
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1817–1818
 - Shaka Samvat 1682–1683
 - Kali Yuga 4861–4862
Holocene calendar 11761
Igbo calendar 761–762
Iranian calendar 1139–1140
Islamic calendar 1174–1175
Japanese calendar Hōreki 11
Javanese calendar 1686–1687
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar 4094
Minguo calendar 151 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar 293
Thai solar calendar 2303–2304
Tibetan calendar 阳金龙年
(male Iron-Dragon)
1887 or 1506 or 734
(female Iron-Snake)
1888 or 1507 or 735
Ahmad Shah Durrani and his coalition defeat the Maratha Confederacy. The Third battle of Panipat 13 January 1761.jpg
Ahmad Shah Durrani and his coalition defeat the Maratha Confederacy.

1761 ( MDCCLXI ) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar  and a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar , the 1761st year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 761st year of the 2nd millennium , the 61st year of the 18th century , and the 2nd year of the 1760s decade. As of the start of 1761, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.







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John Rennie the Elder John Rennie (Engineer).jpg
John Rennie the Elder
Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly Barclay de Tolly (Dawe).jpg
Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly


Edward Boscawen Admiral Edward Boscawen (1711-1761) RMG BHC2565.tiff
Edward Boscawen


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