1872

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1872 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1872
MDCCCLXXII
Ab urbe condita 2625
Armenian calendar 1321
ԹՎ ՌՅԻԱ
Assyrian calendar 6622
Bahá'í calendar 28–29
Bengali calendar 1279
Berber calendar 2822
British Regnal year 35 Vict. 1 – 36 Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar 2416
Burmese calendar 1234
Byzantine calendar 7380–7381
Chinese calendar 辛未(Metal Goat)
4568 or 4508
    — to —
壬申年 (Water Monkey)
4569 or 4509
Coptic calendar 1588–1589
Discordian calendar 3038
Ethiopian calendar 1864–1865
Hebrew calendar 5632–5633
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1928–1929
 - Shaka Samvat 1794–1795
 - Kali Yuga 4973–4974
Holocene calendar 11872
Igbo calendar 872–873
Iranian calendar 1250–1251
Islamic calendar 1288–1289
Japanese calendar Meiji 5
(明治5年)
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar 4205
Minguo calendar 40 before ROC
民前40年
Thai solar calendar 2415


Year 1872 (MDCCCLXXII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar and a leap year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar.

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  1. ^ Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 294–295. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2. 
  2. ^ Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0. 
  3. ^ Reference from the Canada Encyclopedia
  4. ^ Londonhearts.com summary
  • American Annual Cyclopedia ... for 1872 (1873), comprehensive collection of facts online edition