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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 17th century18th century19th century
Decades: 1730s  1740s  1750s  – 1760s –  1770s  1780s  1790s
Years: 1758 1759 176017611762 1763 1764
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1761 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1761
Ab urbe condita 2514
Armenian calendar 1210
Assyrian calendar 6511
Bengali calendar 1168
Berber calendar 2711
British Regnal year 1 Geo. 3
Buddhist calendar 2305
Burmese calendar 1123
Byzantine calendar 7269–7270
Chinese calendar 庚辰(Metal Dragon)
4457 or 4397
    — to —
辛巳年 (Metal Snake)
4458 or 4398
Coptic calendar 1477–1478
Discordian calendar 2927
Ethiopian calendar 1753–1754
Hebrew calendar 5521–5522
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1817–1818
 - Shaka Samvat 1683–1684
 - Kali Yuga 4862–4863
Holocene calendar 11761
Igbo calendar 761–762
Iranian calendar 1139–1140
Islamic calendar 1174–1175
Japanese calendar Hōreki 11
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar 4094
Minguo calendar 151 before ROC
Thai solar calendar 2303–2304

Year 1761 (MDCCLXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Monday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar.



Ahmad Shah Durrani and his coalition decisively defeat the Maratha Confederacy and restore the Mughal Empire to Shah Alam II.


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  1. ^ BBC History, July 2011, p 12
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