1872

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This article is about the year 1872.
Millennium: 2nd millennium
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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)
Javanese calendar 1801–1802
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar 4205
Minguo calendar 40 before ROC
民前40年
Nanakshahi calendar 404
Thai solar calendar 2414–2415

1872 (MDCCCLXXII) was a leap year starting on Monday (dominical letter GF) of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Saturday (dominical letter BA) of the Julian calendar, the 1872nd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 872nd year of the 2nd millennium, the 72nd year of the 19th century, and the 3rd year of the 1870s decade. As of the start of 1872, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1918.

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  • In the aftermath of the Paraguayan War, the new government of Paraguay makes peace with Brazil, grants reparations and territorial concessions.
  • The Kolozsvári Egyetem, predecessor of the University of Szeged, is founded.
  • A conscription law, modeled on the French version, is issued in Japan.
  • Universal public schools are called for in Japan.
  • The first Marist Brothers arrive in Australia.
  • Alfred B. Miller and Elmer Crockett found the South Bend Tribune in the United States.
  • Founding of ST Dupont, a French manufacturer of luxury goods.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 294–295. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2. 
  2. ^ http://www.solarstorms.org/NewsPapers/1872t.pdf
  3. ^ Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0. 
  4. ^ "Origins of Labour Day". The Canadian Encyclopedia. 
  5. ^ "Aberystwyth University - Early Days". www.aber.ac.uk. Retrieved 2016-07-28. 
  6. ^ Olson, Donald W. (2014). "Dating Impression, Sunrise". Monet's Impression, Sunrise: the biography of a painting. Paris: Éditions Hazan; Musée Marmottan Monet. pp. 80–105. ISBN 978-0-300-21088-0. 
  7. ^ Londonhearts.com summary

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