1869

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This article is about the year 1869. For other uses, see 1869 (disambiguation).
Millennium: 2nd millennium
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1869 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1869
MDCCCLXIX
Ab urbe condita 2622
Armenian calendar 1318
ԹՎ ՌՅԺԸ
Assyrian calendar 6619
Bahá'í calendar 25–26
Bengali calendar 1276
Berber calendar 2819
British Regnal year 32 Vict. 1 – 33 Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar 2413
Burmese calendar 1231
Byzantine calendar 7377–7378
Chinese calendar 戊辰(Earth Dragon)
4565 or 4505
    — to —
己巳年 (Earth Snake)
4566 or 4506
Coptic calendar 1585–1586
Discordian calendar 3035
Ethiopian calendar 1861–1862
Hebrew calendar 5629–5630
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1925–1926
 - Shaka Samvat 1791–1792
 - Kali Yuga 4970–4971
Holocene calendar 11869
Igbo calendar 869–870
Iranian calendar 1247–1248
Islamic calendar 1285–1286
Japanese calendar Meiji 2
(明治2年)
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar 4202
Minguo calendar 43 before ROC
民前43年
Thai solar calendar 2411–2412

1869 (MDCCCLXIX) was a common year starting on Friday (dominical letter C) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Wednesday (dominical letter E) of the Julian calendar, the 1869th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 869th year of the 2nd millennium, the 69th year of the 19th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1860s decade. Note that the Julian day for 1869 is 12 calendar days difference, which continued to be used from 1582 until the complete conversion of the Gregorian calendar was entirely done in 1929.

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May 10First Transcontinental Railroad in North America completed

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  1. ^ 天下
  2. ^ "Ceremony at "Wedding of the Rails," May 10, 1869 at Promontory Point, Utah". World Digital Library. 1869-05-10. Retrieved 2013-07-20. 
  3. ^ Baren, Maurice (1996). How it All Began Up the High Street. London: Michael O'Mara Books. ISBN 1-85479-667-4. 
  4. ^ a b Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0. 
  5. ^ a b Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 290–291. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2. 
  6. ^ "Giant Panda". Encyclopædia Britannica Online. 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-09. 
  • American Annual Cyclopedia...for 1869 (1870), large compendium of facts, worldwide coverage online edition
  • The American year-book and national register for 1869 (1869). focus on U.S. online edition