1846

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This article is about the year 1846.
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 18th century19th century20th century
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1846 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1846
MDCCCXLVI
Ab urbe condita 2599
Armenian calendar 1295
ԹՎ ՌՄՂԵ
Assyrian calendar 6596
Bahá'í calendar 2–3
Bengali calendar 1253
Berber calendar 2796
British Regnal year Vict. 1 – 10 Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar 2390
Burmese calendar 1208
Byzantine calendar 7354–7355
Chinese calendar 乙巳(Wood Snake)
4542 or 4482
    — to —
丙午年 (Fire Horse)
4543 or 4483
Coptic calendar 1562–1563
Discordian calendar 3012
Ethiopian calendar 1838–1839
Hebrew calendar 5606–5607
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1902–1903
 - Shaka Samvat 1767–1768
 - Kali Yuga 4946–4947
Holocene calendar 11846
Igbo calendar 846–847
Iranian calendar 1224–1225
Islamic calendar 1262–1263
Japanese calendar Kōka 3
(弘化3年)
Javanese calendar 1773–1774
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar 4179
Minguo calendar 66 before ROC
民前66年
Nanakshahi calendar 378
Thai solar calendar 2388–2389


1846 (MDCCCXLVI) was a common year starting on Thursday (dominical letter D) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Tuesday (dominical letter F) of the Julian calendar, the 1846th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 846th year of the 2nd millennium, the 46th year of the 19th century, and the 7th year of the 1840s decade. As of the start of 1846, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1918.

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  • October 1Christ College, Tasmania, opens with the hope that it would develop along the lines of an Oxbridge college and provide the basis for university education in Tasmania. By the 21st century it will be the oldest tertiary institution in Australia.
  • October 16 – Massachusetts General Hospital, First successful public demonstration of Ether Anaesthesia by William T.G. Morton.
  • December 28Iowa is admitted as the 29th U.S. state.

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References[edit]

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  3. ^ Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 268–269. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2. 
  4. ^ Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0. 
  5. ^ "Icons, a portrait of England 1840–1860". Archived from the original on August 17, 2007. Retrieved 2007-09-13. 
  6. ^ Hart, Hugh (2010-06-28). "June 28, 1846: Parisian Inventor Patents Saxophone". Wired. Retrieved 2011-12-07. 
  7. ^ U.S. Patent 4,750