1862

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This article is about the year 1862. For other uses, see 1862 (disambiguation).
Millennium: 2nd millennium
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Years: 1859 1860 186118621863 1864 1865
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1862 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1862
MDCCCLXII
Ab urbe condita 2615
Armenian calendar 1311
ԹՎ ՌՅԺԱ
Assyrian calendar 6612
Bahá'í calendar 18–19
Bengali calendar 1269
Berber calendar 2812
British Regnal year 25 Vict. 1 – 26 Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar 2406
Burmese calendar 1224
Byzantine calendar 7370–7371
Chinese calendar 辛酉(Metal Rooster)
4558 or 4498
    — to —
壬戌年 (Water Dog)
4559 or 4499
Coptic calendar 1578–1579
Discordian calendar 3028
Ethiopian calendar 1854–1855
Hebrew calendar 5622–5623
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1918–1919
 - Shaka Samvat 1784–1785
 - Kali Yuga 4963–4964
Holocene calendar 11862
Igbo calendar 862–863
Iranian calendar 1240–1241
Islamic calendar 1278–1279
Japanese calendar Bunkyū 2
(文久2年)
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar 4195
Minguo calendar 50 before ROC
民前50年
Thai solar calendar 2405


Year 1862 (MDCCCLXII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day later Julian calendar. This year was named by Mitchell Stephens as the greatest year to read newspapers.

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Diagram of US Federal Government and American Union. Published: 1862, July 15.

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Dec. 30: Monitor sinks.

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