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1761 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1761
Ab urbe condita2514
Armenian calendar1210
Assyrian calendar6511
Bengali calendar1168
Berber calendar2711
British Regnal year1 Geo. 3  2 Geo. 3
Buddhist calendar2305
Burmese calendar1123
Byzantine calendar7269–7270
Chinese calendar庚辰(Metal Dragon)
4457 or 4397
辛巳年 (Metal Snake)
4458 or 4398
Coptic calendar1477–1478
Discordian calendar2927
Ethiopian calendar1753–1754
Hebrew calendar5521–5522
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1817–1818
 - Shaka Samvat1682–1683
 - Kali Yuga4861–4862
Holocene calendar11761
Igbo calendar761–762
Iranian calendar1139–1140
Islamic calendar1174–1175
Japanese calendarHōreki 11
Javanese calendar1686–1687
Julian calendarGregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar4094
Minguo calendar151 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar293
Thai solar calendar2303–2304
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1761 (MDCCLXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (dominical letter D) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Monday (dominical letter G) of the Julian calendar, the 1761st year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 761st year of the 2nd millennium, the 61st year of the 18th century, and the 2nd year of the 1760s decade. As of the start of 1761, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1918.



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


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  3. BBC History, July 2011, p 12
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