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Millennium: 2nd millennium
1875 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1875
Ab urbe condita2628
Armenian calendar1324
Assyrian calendar6625
Baháʼí calendar31–32
Balinese saka calendar1796–1797
Bengali calendar1282
Berber calendar2825
British Regnal year38 Vict. 1 – 39 Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar2419
Burmese calendar1237
Byzantine calendar7383–7384
Chinese calendar甲戌年 (Wood Dog)
4572 or 4365
    — to —
乙亥年 (Wood Pig)
4573 or 4366
Coptic calendar1591–1592
Discordian calendar3041
Ethiopian calendar1867–1868
Hebrew calendar5635–5636
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1931–1932
 - Shaka Samvat1796–1797
 - Kali Yuga4975–4976
Holocene calendar11875
Igbo calendar875–876
Iranian calendar1253–1254
Islamic calendar1291–1292
Japanese calendarMeiji 8
Javanese calendar1803–1804
Julian calendarGregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar4208
Minguo calendar37 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar407
Thai solar calendar2417–2418
Tibetan calendar阳木狗年
(male Wood-Dog)
2001 or 1620 or 848
    — to —
(female Wood-Pig)
2002 or 1621 or 849

1875 (MDCCCLXXV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar, the 1875th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 875th year of the 2nd millennium, the 75th year of the 19th century, and the 6th year of the 1870s decade. As of the start of 1875, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.






Date unknown[edit]

  • Convent Scandal: During the winter in Montreal, typhoid fever strikes at a convent school. The corpses of the victims are filched by body-snatchers before relatives arrive from America, causing much furor.[13] Eventually the Anatomy Act of Quebec is changed over it.[14]
  • At Wimbledon, Henry Cavendish Jones convinces the All England Croquet Club to replace a croquet lawn with a lawn tennis court.
  • The opening of Flushing High School, the oldest public high school in New York City.



Thomas Hicks
King Ibn Saud
Albert Schweitzer


Syngman Rhee


Krishna Chandra Bhattacharya
Thomas Mann


Carl Jung
Katharine McCormick


Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis


Gregorio del Pilar
Theodor Innitzer



Tongzhi Emperor
Jean-François Millet
Georges Bizet


Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy
Maximilian Piotrowski


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Further reading and year books[edit]

  • 1875 Annual Cyclopedia (1876) highly detailed coverage of "Political, Military, and Ecclesiastical Affairs; Public Documents; Biography, Statistics, Commerce, Finance, Literature, Science, Agriculture, and Mechanical Industry" for year 1875; massive compilation of facts and primary documents; worldwide coverage; 801pp