1862

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1862 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1862
MDCCCLXII
Ab urbe condita 2615
Armenian calendar 1311
ԹՎ ՌՅԺԱ
Assyrian calendar 6612
Bahá'í calendar 18–19
Bengali calendar 1269
Berber calendar 2812
British Regnal year 25 Vict. 1 – 26 Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar 2406
Burmese calendar 1224
Byzantine calendar 7370–7371
Chinese calendar 辛酉(Metal Rooster)
4558 or 4498
    — to —
壬戌年 (Water Dog)
4559 or 4499
Coptic calendar 1578–1579
Discordian calendar 3028
Ethiopian calendar 1854–1855
Hebrew calendar 5622–5623
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1918–1919
 - Shaka Samvat 1783–1784
 - Kali Yuga 4962–4963
Holocene calendar 11862
Igbo calendar 862–863
Iranian calendar 1240–1241
Islamic calendar 1278–1279
Japanese calendar Bunkyū 2
(文久2年)
Javanese calendar 1790–1791
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar 4195
Minguo calendar 50 before ROC
民前50年
Nanakshahi calendar 394
Thai solar calendar 2404–2405


1862 (MDCCCLXII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (dominical letter E) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Monday (dominical letter G) of the Julian calendar, the 1862nd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 862nd year of the 2nd millennium, the 62nd year of the 19th century, and the 3rd year of the 1860s decade. As of the start of 1862, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923. This year was named by Mitchell Stephens as the greatest year to read newspapers.

Events

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April–June

July–September

Diagram of US Federal Government and American Union. Published: 1862, July 15.

October–December

Dec. 30: Monitor sinks.

Date unknown

  • Anna Leonowens accepts an offer made by the Siamese consul in Singapore, Tan Kim Ching, to teach the wives and children of Mongkut, the King of Siam.
  • Donald McIntyre builds a settlement in northwest Queensland (Australia) which becomes the town of Julia Creek (named after his niece).

Births

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April–June

July–September

October–December

Deaths

January–June

July–December

References

  1. ^ "The Spirit of Pestilence". University of Victoria. 2002-03-30. Retrieved 2015-08-23. 
  2. ^ Halen, Widar (1990). Christopher Dresser. Phaidon. p. 34. ISBN 0-7148-2952-8. 
  3. ^ "An Act to aid in the construction of a railroad and telegraph line from the Missouri river to the Pacific ocean, and to secure to the government the use of the same for postal, military, and other purposes 12 Stat. 489, July 1, 1862
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