1878

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1878 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1878
MDCCCLXXVIII
Ab urbe condita 2631
Armenian calendar 1327
ԹՎ ՌՅԻԷ
Assyrian calendar 6628
Bahá'í calendar 34–35
Balinese saka calendar 1799–1800
Bengali calendar 1285
Berber calendar 2828
British Regnal year 41 Vict. 1 – 42 Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar 2422
Burmese calendar 1240
Byzantine calendar 7386–7387
Chinese calendar 丁丑(Fire Ox)
4574 or 4514
    — to —
戊寅年 (Earth Tiger)
4575 or 4515
Coptic calendar 1594–1595
Discordian calendar 3044
Ethiopian calendar 1870–1871
Hebrew calendar 5638–5639
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1934–1935
 - Shaka Samvat 1799–1800
 - Kali Yuga 4978–4979
Holocene calendar 11878
Igbo calendar 878–879
Iranian calendar 1256–1257
Islamic calendar 1294–1296
Japanese calendar Meiji 11
(明治11年)
Javanese calendar 1806–1807
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar 4211
Minguo calendar 34 before ROC
民前34年
Nanakshahi calendar 410
Thai solar calendar 2420–2421
Tibetan calendar 阴火牛年
(female Fire-Ox)
2004 or 1623 or 851
    — to —
阳土虎年
(male Earth-Tiger)
2005 or 1624 or 852

1878 (MDCCCLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Sunday (dominical letter A) of the Julian calendar, the 1878th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 878th year of the 2nd millennium, the 78th year of the 19th century, and the 9th year of the 1870s decade. As of the start of 1878, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Events

January–March

January–September – Cleopatra's Needle erected in London.
Europe after the Congress of Berlin in 1878 and the territorial and political rearrangement of the Balkan Peninsula.

April–June

July–September

October–December

Date unknown

Births

January–June

July–December

Deaths

January–June

July–December

In fiction

References

  1. ^ Ruskin, John (1877-07-02). Fors Clavigera.
  2. ^ Whistler, J. McNeill (1890). The Gentle Art of Making Enemies.
  3. ^ Borneman, Walter R. (2010). Rival Rails: The Race to Build America's Greatest Transcontinental Railroad. Random House Digital. p. 168. 
  4. ^ "V muzeu Emila Holuba se ukrýval kapský lev". Novinky.cz (in Czech). 2009-05-22. Retrieved 2011-08-26. 

Further reading

  • Appletons' Annual Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events of the Year 1878. 18. New York: D. Appleton and Co. 1886. 
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