1859

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This article is about the year 1859.
Millennium: 2nd millennium
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1859 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1859
MDCCCLIX
Ab urbe condita 2612
Armenian calendar 1308
ԹՎ ՌՅԸ
Assyrian calendar 6609
Bahá'í calendar 15–16
Bengali calendar 1266
Berber calendar 2809
British Regnal year 22 Vict. 1 – 23 Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar 2403
Burmese calendar 1221
Byzantine calendar 7367–7368
Chinese calendar 戊午(Earth Horse)
4555 or 4495
    — to —
己未年 (Earth Goat)
4556 or 4496
Coptic calendar 1575–1576
Discordian calendar 3025
Ethiopian calendar 1851–1852
Hebrew calendar 5619–5620
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1915–1916
 - Shaka Samvat 1780–1781
 - Kali Yuga 4959–4960
Holocene calendar 11859
Igbo calendar 859–860
Iranian calendar 1237–1238
Islamic calendar 1275–1276
Japanese calendar Ansei 6
(安政6年)
Javanese calendar 1787–1788
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar 4192
Minguo calendar 53 before ROC
民前53年
Nanakshahi calendar 391
Thai solar calendar 2401–2402

1859 (MDCCCLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (dominical letter B) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Thursday (dominical letter D) of the Julian calendar, the 1859th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 859th year of the 2nd millennium, the 59th year of the 19th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1850s decade. As of the start of 1859, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1918.

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