1750s

The 1750s decade ran from January 1, 1750, to December 31, 1759.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
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1750

January–June

July–December

Date unknown

1751

January–June

July–December

Date unknown


1752

January–June

July–December

Date unknown

  • Adam Smith transfers to professor of moral philosophy at the University of Glasgow.
  • English scientist Lord John Davies first observes what is later recognised as respiratory collapse.

1753

January–June

Species Plantarum.

July–December

Date unknown

1754

January–June

July–December

Date unknown


1755

January–June

July–December

November 1: Lisbon earthquake

Date unknown


1756

January–June

July–December

July 30: In Russia, Empress Elizabeth at the porch of the newly built Catherine Palace, painting ( 1905) by Eugene Lanceray (in Tretyakov Gallery).

Date unknown


1757

January–June

July–December

Date unknown


1758

January–June

July–December

Date unknown

  • The French build the first European settlement in what is now Erie County, at the mouth of Buffalo Creek.
  • Rudjer Boscovich publishes his atomic theory, in Theoria philosophiae naturalis redacta ad unicam legem virium in nalura existentium.
  • A fire destroys parts of Christiania, Norway.
  • Carl Linnaeus publishes the first volume (Animalia) of the tenth edition of his Systema Naturae, the starting point of modern zoological nomenclature.
  • Marquis Gabriel de Lernay, a French officer captured during the Seven Years' War, establishes a military lodge in Berlin, with the help of Baron de Printzen, master of The Three Globes Lodge at Berlin, and Philipp Samuel Rosa, a disgraced former pastor.

1759

January–June

July–December

Date unknown


Other Languages
العربية: عقد 1750
aragonés: Anyos 1750
asturianu: Década del 1750
Bân-lâm-gú: 1750 nî-tāi
беларуская: 1750-я
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: 1750-я
bosanski: 1750-e
Чӑвашла: 1750-мĕш çулсем
Cymraeg: 1750au
dansk: 1750'erne
Deutsch: 1750er
emiliàn e rumagnòl: An 1750
эрзянь: 1750 це иеть
español: Años 1750
Esperanto: 1750-aj jaroj
føroyskt: 1750-árini
français: Années 1750
Gaeilge: 1750í
Gàidhlig: 1750an
贛語: 1750年代
한국어: 1750년대
hrvatski: 1750-ih
Bahasa Indonesia: 1750-an
Ирон: 1750-тæ
íslenska: 1751-1760
italiano: Anni 1750
Basa Jawa: 1750-an
ქართული: 1750-იანები
Kiswahili: Miaka ya 1750
македонски: 1750-ти
Bahasa Melayu: 1750-an
Mìng-dĕ̤ng-ngṳ̄: 1750 nièng-dâi
Nederlands: 1750-1759
日本語: 1750年代
Nouormand: Annaées 1750
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: 1750-lar
ਪੰਜਾਬੀ: 1750 ਦਾ ਦਹਾਕਾ
português: Década de 1750
română: Anii 1750
Runa Simi: 1750 watakuna
русский: 1750-е годы
саха тыла: 1750-с
Sesotho sa Leboa: 1750s
shqip: Vitet 1750
sicilianu: 1750ini
Simple English: 1750s
slovenščina: 1750.
српски / srpski: 1750-е
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: 1750-e
Basa Sunda: 1750-an
suomi: 1750-luku
svenska: 1750-talet
தமிழ்: 1750கள்
татарча/tatarça: 1750-еллар
Türkmençe: 1750ýý
українська: 1750-ті
Tiếng Việt: Thập niên 1750
粵語: 1750年代
中文: 1750年代