1768

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
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1768 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1768
MDCCLXVIII
Ab urbe condita 2521
Armenian calendar 1217
ԹՎ ՌՄԺԷ
Assyrian calendar 6518
Balinese saka calendar 1689–1690
Bengali calendar 1175
Berber calendar 2718
British Regnal year 8  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 1689–1690
 - Kali Yuga 4868–4869
Holocene calendar 11768
Igbo calendar 768–769
Iranian calendar 1146–1147
Islamic calendar 1181–1182
Japanese calendar Meiwa 5
(明和5年)
Javanese calendar 1693–1694
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar 4101
Minguo calendar 144 before ROC
民前144年
Nanakshahi calendar 300
Thai solar calendar 2310–2311
Tibetan calendar 阴火猪年
(female Fire-Pig)
1894 or 1513 or 741
     to 
阳土鼠年
(male Earth-Rat)
1895 or 1514 or 742
January 9: Philip Astley circus starts. Houghton 57-1633 - Astley's Amphitheatre, 1808 - cropped.jpg
January 9: Philip Astley circus starts.

1768 ( MDCCLXVIII ) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar  and a leap year starting on Tuesday 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. As of the start of 1768, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

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Maria Edgeworth
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Caroline of Brunswick
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Karađorđe

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Canaletto
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Johann Joachim Winckelmann
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Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle

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