1757 (MDCCLVII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar, the 1757th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 757th year of the 2nd millennium, the 57th year of the 18th century, and the 8th year of the 1750s decade. As of the start of 1757, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
June 23: The Battle of Plassey takes place in India
December 5: King Frederick of Prussia the Austrian army in the Battle of Leuthen.
1757 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1757
Ab urbe condita2510
Armenian calendar1206
Assyrian calendar6507
Balinese saka calendar1678–1679
Bengali calendar1164
Berber calendar2707
British Regnal year30 Geo. 2 – 31 Geo. 2
Buddhist calendar2301
Burmese calendar1119
Byzantine calendar7265–7266
Chinese calendar丙子年 (Fire Rat)
4454 or 4247
    — to —
丁丑年 (Fire Ox)
4455 or 4248
Coptic calendar1473–1474
Discordian calendar2923
Ethiopian calendar1749–1750
Hebrew calendar5517–5518
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1813–1814
 - Shaka Samvat1678–1679
 - Kali Yuga4857–4858
Holocene calendar11757
Igbo calendar757–758
Iranian calendar1135–1136
Islamic calendar1170–1171
Japanese calendarHōreki 7
Javanese calendar1682–1683
Julian calendarGregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar4090
Minguo calendar155 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar289
Thai solar calendar2299–2300
Tibetan calendar阳火鼠年
(male Fire-Rat)
1883 or 1502 or 730
    — to —
(female Fire-Ox)
1884 or 1503 or 731
May 6: The Battle of Prague takes place as a Bohemian siege of the Bohemian capital.

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October–December edit

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Births edit

Alexander Hamilton
Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette
William Blake

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Deaths edit

Sophia Dorothea of Hanover
Sultan Osman III

References edit

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