1750s

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1750

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January–June

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1751

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1752

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  • 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

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January–June

  • January 1 – Minimum date value for a datetime field in SQL Server (up to SQL Server 2005) due to it being the first full year after Britain adopted the Gregorian calendar. You may also see this value in Oracle database's date fields as a starting value (instead of null) if the application supports either database installations (Oracle or SQL Server).
  • January 29 – After a month's absence, Elizabeth Canning returns to her mother's home in London and claims that she was abducted. The following criminal trial causes uproar.
  • March 1Sweden adopts the Gregorian calendar by skipping the 11 days difference between it and the Julian calendar and letting February 17 be followed directly by March 1.
  • March 17 – First official Saint Patrick's Day.
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1754

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1755

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November 1: Lisbon earthquake

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1756

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

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1757

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1758

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  • First European settlement in what is now Erie County by the French 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 in 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

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January–June

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