1878

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This article is about the year 1878.
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 18th century19th century20th century
Decades: 1840s  1850s  1860s  – 1870s –  1880s  1890s  1900s
Years: 1875 1876 187718781879 1880 1881
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1878 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1878
MDCCCLXXVIII
Ab urbe condita 2631
Armenian calendar 1327
ԹՎ ՌՅԻԷ
Assyrian calendar 6628
Bahá'í calendar 34–35
Bengali calendar 1285
Berber calendar 2828
British Regnal year 41 Vict. 1 – 42 Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar 2422
Burmese calendar 1240
Byzantine calendar 7386–7387
Chinese calendar 丁丑(Fire Ox)
4574 or 4514
    — to —
戊寅年 (Earth Tiger)
4575 or 4515
Coptic calendar 1594–1595
Discordian calendar 3044
Ethiopian calendar 1870–1871
Hebrew calendar 5638–5639
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1934–1935
 - Shaka Samvat 1800–1801
 - Kali Yuga 4979–4980
Holocene calendar 11878
Igbo calendar 878–879
Iranian calendar 1256–1257
Islamic calendar 1294–1296
Japanese calendar Meiji 11
(明治11年)
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar 4211
Minguo calendar 34 before ROC
民前34年
Thai solar calendar 2421


Year 1878 (MDCCCLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar.

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January – Cleopatra's Needle.
Year 1878

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1878 Foundation Deed Of The Salvation Army". Salvation Army International Heritage Centre. 2003. Retrieved 2011-08-26. 
  2. ^ Ruskin, John (1877-07-02). Fors Clavigera.
  3. ^ Whistler, J. McNeill (1890). The Gentle Art of Making Enemies.
  4. ^ Borneman, Walter R. (2010). Rival Rails: The Race to Build America's Greatest Transcontinental Railroad. Random House Digital. p. 168. 
  5. ^ "V muzeu Emila Holuba se ukrýval kapský lev". Novinky.cz (in Czech). 2009-05-22. Retrieved 2011-08-26.