1751 (MDCCLI) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar, the 1751st year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 751st year of the 2nd millennium, the 51st year of the 18th century, and the 2nd year of the 1750s decade. As of the start of 1751, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
April 5: King Frederik of Sweden dies, King Adolf Frederik becomes new ruler
1751 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1751
Ab urbe condita2504
Armenian calendar1200
Assyrian calendar6501
Balinese saka calendar1672–1673
Bengali calendar1158
Berber calendar2701
British Regnal year24 Geo. 2 – 25 Geo. 2
Buddhist calendar2295
Burmese calendar1113
Byzantine calendar7259–7260
Chinese calendar庚午年 (Metal Horse)
4448 or 4241
    — to —
辛未年 (Metal Goat)
4449 or 4242
Coptic calendar1467–1468
Discordian calendar2917
Ethiopian calendar1743–1744
Hebrew calendar5511–5512
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1807–1808
 - Shaka Samvat1672–1673
 - Kali Yuga4851–4852
Holocene calendar11751
Igbo calendar751–752
Iranian calendar1129–1130
Islamic calendar1164–1165
Japanese calendarKan'en 4 / Hōreki 1
Javanese calendar1675–1677
Julian calendarGregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar4084
Minguo calendar161 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar283
Thai solar calendar2293–2294
Tibetan calendar阳金马年
(male Iron-Horse)
1877 or 1496 or 724
    — to —
(female Iron-Goat)
1878 or 1497 or 725
The Encyclopédie is first published.

In Britain and its colonies (except Scotland),[a] 1751 only had 282 days due to the British Calendar Act of 1751, which ended the year on 31 December (rather than nearly three months later according to its previous rule).

Events edit

January–March edit

April–June edit

July–September edit

October–December edit

Date unknown edit

Births edit

James Madison
Caroline Matilda

Deaths edit

Tomaso Albinoni
King Frederick I of Sweden
Henry St John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke

Notes edit

  1. ^ Scotland had already moved its New Year's Day from 25 March to 1 January, with effect from 1 January 1600

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