1744

1744 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1744
MDCCXLIV
Ab urbe condita 2497
Armenian calendar 1193
ԹՎ ՌՃՂԳ
Assyrian calendar 6494
Balinese saka calendar 1665–1666
Bengali calendar 1151
Berber calendar 2694
British Regnal year 17 Geo. 2 – 18 Geo. 2
Buddhist calendar 2288
Burmese calendar 1106
Byzantine calendar 7252–7253
Chinese calendar 癸亥(Water Pig)
4440 or 4380
    — to —
甲子年 (Wood Rat)
4441 or 4381
Coptic calendar 1460–1461
Discordian calendar 2910
Ethiopian calendar 1736–1737
Hebrew calendar 5504–5505
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1800–1801
 - Shaka Samvat 1665–1666
 - Kali Yuga 4844–4845
Holocene calendar 11744
Igbo calendar 744–745
Iranian calendar 1122–1123
Islamic calendar 1156–1157
Japanese calendar Kanpō 4 / Enkyō 1
(延享元年)
Javanese calendar 1668–1669
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar 4077
Minguo calendar 168 before ROC
民前168年
Nanakshahi calendar 276
Thai solar calendar 2286–2287
Tibetan calendar 阴水猪年
(female Water-Pig)
1870 or 1489 or 717
    — to —
阳木鼠年
(male Wood-Rat)
1871 or 1490 or 718

1744 (MDCCXLIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar, the 1744th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 744th year of the 2nd millennium, the 44th year of the 18th century, and the 5th year of the 1740s decade. As of the start of 1744, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

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References

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  8. ^ Stewart Gordon, A History of the World in Sixteen Shipwrecks (ForeEdge, University Press of New England, 2015) p.140
  9. ^ "Legendary British warship 'found'", BBC News, February 1, 2009
  10. ^ Florence Caddy, Through the Fields with Linnaeus: A Chapter in Swedish History (Little, Brown, and Company, 1886) p159
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  12. ^ Geoffrey Plank, An Unsettled Conquest: The British Campaign Against the Peoples of Acadia (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018) p110
  13. ^ Robert Whitaker, The Mapmaker's Wife: A True Tale Of Love, Murder, And Survival In The Amazon (Basic Books, 2004) p197
  14. ^ Peter Demetz, Prague in Black and Gold: Scenes from the Life of a European City (Macmillan, 1998) p243
  15. ^ Selma Stern, The Court Jew - A Contribution to the History of the Period of Absolutism in Central Europe (Read Books, 2011)

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