1755 (MDCCLV) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar, the 1755th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 755th year of the 2nd millennium, the 55th year of the 18th century, and the 6th year of the 1750s decade. As of the start of 1755, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
August 10: The Expulsion of the Acadians from Nova Scotia begins.(1893 painting)
1755 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1755
Ab urbe condita2508
Armenian calendar1204
Assyrian calendar6505
Balinese saka calendar1676–1677
Bengali calendar1162
Berber calendar2705
British Regnal year28 Geo. 2 – 29 Geo. 2
Buddhist calendar2299
Burmese calendar1117
Byzantine calendar7263–7264
Chinese calendar甲戌年 (Wood Dog)
4452 or 4245
    — to —
乙亥年 (Wood Pig)
4453 or 4246
Coptic calendar1471–1472
Discordian calendar2921
Ethiopian calendar1747–1748
Hebrew calendar5515–5516
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1811–1812
 - Shaka Samvat1676–1677
 - Kali Yuga4855–4856
Holocene calendar11755
Igbo calendar755–756
Iranian calendar1133–1134
Islamic calendar1168–1169
Japanese calendarHōreki 5
Javanese calendar1680–1681
Julian calendarGregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar4088
Minguo calendar157 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar287
Thai solar calendar2297–2298
Tibetan calendar阳木狗年
(male Wood-Dog)
1881 or 1500 or 728
    — to —
(female Wood-Pig)
1882 or 1501 or 729

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Marie Antoinette

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Saint Gerard Majella

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