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Millennium: 2nd millennium
1766 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1766
Ab urbe condita 2519
Armenian calendar 1215
Assyrian calendar 6516
Balinese saka calendar 1687–1688
Bengali calendar 1173
Berber calendar 2716
British Regnal year 6  Geo. 3   7  Geo. 3
Buddhist calendar 2310
Burmese calendar 1128
Byzantine calendar 7274–7275
Chinese calendar 乙酉(Wood  Rooster)
4462 or 4402
丙戌年 (Fire  Dog)
4463 or 4403
Coptic calendar 1482–1483
Discordian calendar 2932
Ethiopian calendar 1758–1759
Hebrew calendar 5526–5527
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1822–1823
 - Shaka Samvat 1687–1688
 - Kali Yuga 4866–4867
Holocene calendar 11766
Igbo calendar 766–767
Iranian calendar 1144–1145
Islamic calendar 1179–1180
Japanese calendar Meiwa 3
Javanese calendar 1691–1692
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar 4099
Minguo calendar 146 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar 298
Thai solar calendar 2308–2309
Tibetan calendar 阴木鸡年
(female Wood-Rooster)
1892 or 1511 or 739
(male Fire-Dog)
1893 or 1512 or 740
February 18: Meermin Slave Mutiny

1766 ( MDCCLXVI ) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar  and a common year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar , the 1766th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 766th year of the 2nd millennium , the 66th year of the 18th century , and the 7th year of the 1760s decade. As of the start of 1766, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.







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William Hyde Wollaston
John Dalton


Margaret Fownes-Luttrell


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