1738 (MDCCXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar, the 1738th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 738th year of the 2nd millennium, the 38th year of the 18th century, and the 9th year of the 1730s decade. As of the start of 1738, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
1738 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1738
Ab urbe condita2491
Armenian calendar1187
Assyrian calendar6488
Balinese saka calendar1659–1660
Bengali calendar1145
Berber calendar2688
British Regnal year11 Geo. 2 – 12 Geo. 2
Buddhist calendar2282
Burmese calendar1100
Byzantine calendar7246–7247
Chinese calendar丁巳年 (Fire Snake)
4434 or 4374
    — to —
戊午年 (Earth Horse)
4435 or 4375
Coptic calendar1454–1455
Discordian calendar2904
Ethiopian calendar1730–1731
Hebrew calendar5498–5499
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1794–1795
 - Shaka Samvat1659–1660
 - Kali Yuga4838–4839
Holocene calendar11738
Igbo calendar738–739
Iranian calendar1116–1117
Islamic calendar1150–1151
Japanese calendarGenbun 3
Javanese calendar1662–1663
Julian calendarGregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar4071
Minguo calendar174 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar270
Thai solar calendar2280–2281
Tibetan calendar阴火蛇年
(female Fire-Snake)
1864 or 1483 or 711
    — to —
(male Earth-Horse)
1865 or 1484 or 712
February 4: Joseph Süß Oppenheimer is executed in Württemberg.

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Births Edit

William Herschel

Deaths Edit

Herman Boerhaave

References Edit

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