1855

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This article is about the year 1855.
Millennium: 2nd millennium
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1855 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1855
MDCCCLV
Ab urbe condita 2608
Armenian calendar 1304
ԹՎ ՌՅԴ
Assyrian calendar 6605
Bahá'í calendar 11–12
Bengali calendar 1262
Berber calendar 2805
British Regnal year 18 Vict. 1 – 19 Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar 2399
Burmese calendar 1217
Byzantine calendar 7363–7364
Chinese calendar 甲寅(Wood Tiger)
4551 or 4491
    — to —
乙卯年 (Wood Rabbit)
4552 or 4492
Coptic calendar 1571–1572
Discordian calendar 3021
Ethiopian calendar 1847–1848
Hebrew calendar 5615–5616
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1911–1912
 - Shaka Samvat 1776–1777
 - Kali Yuga 4955–4956
Holocene calendar 11855
Igbo calendar 855–856
Iranian calendar 1233–1234
Islamic calendar 1271–1272
Japanese calendar Ansei 2
(安政2年)
Javanese calendar 1783–1784
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar 4188
Minguo calendar 57 before ROC
民前57年
Nanakshahi calendar 387
Thai solar calendar 2397–2398

1855 (MDCCCLV) was a common year starting on Monday (dominical letter G) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Saturday (dominical letter B) of the Julian calendar, the 1855th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 855th year of the 2nd millennium, the 55th year of the 19th century, and the 6th year of the 1850s decade. As of the start of 1855, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1918.

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Marie-Anne de Bovet

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Railroad — Western North Carolina Railroad". North Carolina Business History. historync.org. 2006. Archived from the original on October 30, 2013. Retrieved 2013-05-09. 
  2. ^ Rose, Leo E. (1971). Nepal: Strategy for Survival. University of California Press. pp. 110–111. 
  3. ^ Wine-Searcher. "Classification of Medoc and Graves of 1855". wine-searcher.com. Archived from the original on March 30, 2010. .
  4. ^ Hanrahan, David C. (2011). The First Great Train Robbery. London: Robert Hale. ISBN 978-0-7090-9040-3. 
  5. ^ "Tennyson Reading 'Maud'". Pre-Raphaelite Online Resource. Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery. Retrieved 2013-05-09. 
  6. ^ Demy Sonza. "The Port of Iloilo: 1855 - 2005". Graciano Lopez-Jaena Life and Works and Iloilo History Online Resource. Dr. Graciano Lopez-Jaena (DGLJ) Foundation, Inc. .
  7. ^ Henry Funtecha. "Iloilo's position under colonial rule". thenewstoday.info. Archived from the original on July 21, 2006. .
  8. ^ van Dulken, Stephen (2001). Inventing the 19th Century: the great age of Victorian inventions. London: British Library. pp. 30–1. ISBN 0-7123-0881-4. 
  9. ^ Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0. 

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