1749 (MDCCXLIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar, the 1749th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 749th year of the 2nd millennium, the 49th year of the 18th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1740s decade. As of the start of 1749, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
1749 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1749
Ab urbe condita2502
Armenian calendar1198
Assyrian calendar6499
Balinese saka calendar1670–1671
Bengali calendar1156
Berber calendar2699
British Regnal year22 Geo. 2 – 23 Geo. 2
Buddhist calendar2293
Burmese calendar1111
Byzantine calendar7257–7258
Chinese calendar戊辰年 (Earth Dragon)
4446 or 4239
    — to —
己巳年 (Earth Snake)
4447 or 4240
Coptic calendar1465–1466
Discordian calendar2915
Ethiopian calendar1741–1742
Hebrew calendar5509–5510
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1805–1806
 - Shaka Samvat1670–1671
 - Kali Yuga4849–4850
Holocene calendar11749
Igbo calendar749–750
Iranian calendar1127–1128
Islamic calendar1162–1163
Japanese calendarKan'en 2
Javanese calendar1673–1674
Julian calendarGregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar4082
Minguo calendar163 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar281
Thai solar calendar2291–2292
Tibetan calendar阳土龙年
(male Earth-Dragon)
1875 or 1494 or 722
    — to —
(female Earth-Snake)
1876 or 1495 or 723
April 27: First performance of Handel's Music for the Royal Fireworks.

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Births edit

Pierre Simon de Laplace
Madame Mère
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Deaths edit

Émilie du Châtelet

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