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Millennium: 2nd millennium
1842 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1842
Ab urbe condita 2595
Armenian calendar 1291
Assyrian calendar 6592
Balinese saka calendar 1763–1764
Bengali calendar 1249
Berber calendar 2792
British Regnal year 5  Vict. 1   6  Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar 2386
Burmese calendar 1204
Byzantine calendar 7350–7351
Chinese calendar 辛丑(Metal  Ox)
4538 or 4478
壬寅年 (Water  Tiger)
4539 or 4479
Coptic calendar 1558–1559
Discordian calendar 3008
Ethiopian calendar 1834–1835
Hebrew calendar 5602–5603
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1898–1899
 - Shaka Samvat 1763–1764
 - Kali Yuga 4942–4943
Holocene calendar 11842
Igbo calendar 842–843
Iranian calendar 1220–1221
Islamic calendar 1257–1258
Japanese calendar Tenpō 13
Javanese calendar 1769–1770
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar 4175
Minguo calendar 70 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar 374
Thai solar calendar 2384–2385
Tibetan calendar 阴金牛年
(female Iron-Ox)
1968 or 1587 or 815
(male Water-Tiger)
1969 or 1588 or 816

1842 ( MDCCCXLII ) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar  and a common year starting on Thursday of the Julian calendar , the 1842nd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 842nd year of the 2nd millennium , the 42nd year of the 19th century , and the 3rd year of the 1840s decade. As of the start of 1842, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.







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Karl May
Carl von Linde


Abdul Hamid II
Madeleine Brès
John Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh




Clemens Brentano
Grace Darling

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