1747 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1747
Ab urbe condita 2500
Armenian calendar 1196
Assyrian calendar 6497
Balinese saka calendar 1668–1669
Bengali calendar 1154
Berber calendar 2697
British Regnal year 20 Geo. 2 – 21 Geo. 2
Buddhist calendar 2291
Burmese calendar 1109
Byzantine calendar 7255–7256
Chinese calendar 丙寅(Fire Tiger)
4443 or 4383
    — to —
丁卯年 (Fire Rabbit)
4444 or 4384
Coptic calendar 1463–1464
Discordian calendar 2913
Ethiopian calendar 1739–1740
Hebrew calendar 5507–5508
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1803–1804
 - Shaka Samvat 1668–1669
 - Kali Yuga 4847–4848
Holocene calendar 11747
Igbo calendar 747–748
Iranian calendar 1125–1126
Islamic calendar 1159–1160
Japanese calendar Enkyō 4
Javanese calendar 1671–1672
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar 4080
Minguo calendar 165 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar 279
Thai solar calendar 2289–2290
Tibetan calendar 阳火虎年
(male Fire-Tiger)
1873 or 1492 or 720
    — to —
(female Fire-Rabbit)
1874 or 1493 or 721

1747 (MDCCXLVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Thursday of the Julian calendar, the 1747th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 747th year of the 2nd millennium, the 47th year of the 18th century, and the 8th year of the 1740s decade. As of the start of 1747, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.





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  2. ^ "Simon Fraser, Lord Lovat", by J.W. Allen, in Lives of Twelve Bad Men: Original Studies of Eminent Scoundrels by Various Hands (T. Fisher Unwin, 1894) p196
  3. ^ Henry L. Fulton, Dr. John Moore, 1729–1802: A Life in Medicine, Travel, and Revolution (Rowman & Littlefield, 2014) p76
  4. ^ Lloyd's List No. 1259, December 18, 1747
  5. ^ Van den Heuvel, Danielle (Spring 2012). "The Multiple Identities of Early Modern Dutch Fishwives". Signs. University of Chicago Press. 37 (3): 587–594. doi:10.1086/662705. JSTOR 10.1086/662705. ... in 1747 fishwives organized a large political demonstration in Amsterdam, and in 1748 the Amsterdam fish hawker Marretje Arents was one of the principal initiators of a tax riot in the city.
  6. ^ T"Associators", by Paul G. Pierpaoli, Jr., in American Revolution: The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection (ABC-CLIO, 2018) p85
  7. ^ Rosemary F. Williams, Maritime Annapolis: A History of Watermen, Sails & Midshipmen (Arcadia Publishing, 2009)
  8. ^ George W. Forell, ed., Nine Public Lectures on Important Subjects in Religion by Nicholaus Ludwig Count von Zinzendorf (Wipf and Stock Publishers, 1998) p xxix

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