1856

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1856 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1856
MDCCCLVI
Ab urbe condita 2609
Armenian calendar 1305
ԹՎ ՌՅԵ
Assyrian calendar 6606
Bahá'í calendar 12–13
Bengali calendar 1263
Berber calendar 2806
British Regnal year 19 Vict. 1 – 20 Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar 2400
Burmese calendar 1218
Byzantine calendar 7364–7365
Chinese calendar 乙卯(Wood Rabbit)
4552 or 4492
    — to —
丙辰年 (Fire Dragon)
4553 or 4493
Coptic calendar 1572–1573
Discordian calendar 3022
Ethiopian calendar 1848–1849
Hebrew calendar 5616–5617
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1912–1913
 - Shaka Samvat 1778–1779
 - Kali Yuga 4957–4958
Holocene calendar 11856
Igbo calendar 856–857
Iranian calendar 1234–1235
Islamic calendar 1272–1273
Japanese calendar Ansei 3
(安政3年)
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar 4189
Minguo calendar 56 before ROC
民前56年
Thai solar calendar 2399


Year 1856 (MDCCCLVI) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar and a leap year starting on Sunday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar.

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  • Anna Sterky – Swedish politician, feminist and trade unionist

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Railroads — prior to the Civil War". North Carolina Business History. 2006. Archived from the original on 26 July 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-26. 
  2. ^ Garfield, Simon (2000). Mauve: How One Man Invented a Colour that Changed the World. London: Faber. ISBN 0-571-20197-0. 
  3. ^ "Central Africa, explored". Unimaps.com. 2005. Retrieved 2011-08-26. 
  4. ^ Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 276–277. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2. 
  5. ^ Friar, Stephen (2001). The Sutton Companion to Local History (rev. ed.). Stroud: Sutton Publishing. p. 243. ISBN 0-7509-2723-2. 
  6. ^ "Gallery history". National Portrait Gallery. Retrieved 2011-08-26. 
  7. ^ Carlton, R. Scott (1997). The International Encyclopaedic Dictionary of Philatelics. Iola, WI: Krause. p. 36. ISBN 0-87341-448-9.