1868

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1868 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1868
MDCCCLXVIII
Ab urbe condita 2621
Armenian calendar 1317
ԹՎ ՌՅԺԷ
Assyrian calendar 6618
Bahá'í calendar 24–25
Bengali calendar 1275
Berber calendar 2818
British Regnal year 31 Vict. 1 – 32 Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar 2412
Burmese calendar 1230
Byzantine calendar 7376–7377
Chinese calendar 丁卯(Fire Rabbit)
4564 or 4504
    — to —
戊辰年 (Earth Dragon)
4565 or 4505
Coptic calendar 1584–1585
Discordian calendar 3034
Ethiopian calendar 1860–1861
Hebrew calendar 5628–5629
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1924–1925
 - Shaka Samvat 1790–1791
 - Kali Yuga 4969–4970
Holocene calendar 11868
Igbo calendar 868–869
Iranian calendar 1246–1247
Islamic calendar 1284–1285
Japanese calendar Keiō 4 / Meiji 1
(明治元年)
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar 4201
Minguo calendar 44 before ROC
民前44年
Thai solar calendar 2411


Year 1868 (MDCCCLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar and a leap year starting on Monday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar.

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  • American Annual Cyclopedia...1868 (1873), online, highly detailed compendium of facts and primary sources