1856

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
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1856 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1856
MDCCCLVI
Ab urbe condita 2609
Armenian calendar 1305
ԹՎ ՌՅԵ
Assyrian calendar 6606
Bahá'í calendar 12–13
Balinese saka calendar 1777–1778
Bengali calendar 1263
Berber calendar 2806
British Regnal year 19  Vict. 1   20  Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar 2400
Burmese calendar 1218
Byzantine calendar 7364–7365
Chinese calendar 乙卯(Wood  Rabbit)
4552 or 4492
     to 
丙辰年 (Fire  Dragon)
4553 or 4493
Coptic calendar 1572–1573
Discordian calendar 3022
Ethiopian calendar 1848–1849
Hebrew calendar 5616–5617
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1912–1913
 - Shaka Samvat 1777–1778
 - Kali Yuga 4956–4957
Holocene calendar 11856
Igbo calendar 856–857
Iranian calendar 1234–1235
Islamic calendar 1272–1273
Japanese calendar Ansei 3
(安政3年)
Javanese calendar 1784–1785
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar 4189
Minguo calendar 56 before ROC
民前56年
Nanakshahi calendar 388
Thai solar calendar 2398–2399
Tibetan calendar 阴木兔年
(female Wood-Rabbit)
1982 or 1601 or 829
     to 
阳火龙年
(male Fire-Dragon)
1983 or 1602 or 830

1856 ( MDCCCLVI ) was a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar  and a leap year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar , the 1856th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 856th year of the 2nd millennium , the 56th year of the 19th century , and the 7th year of the 1850s decade. As of the start of 1856, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

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Events

January–March

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March 5: Covent Garden Theatre fire.

April–June

July–September

October–December

Date unknown

Births

January–June

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Henri Philippe Pétain
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Elizabeth Marney Conner
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Sigmund Freud

July–December

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Nikola Tesla
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Alfred Deakin
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Kate Douglas Wiggin
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George McClellan
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Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg
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J. J. Thomson
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Woodrow Wilson

Deaths

January–June

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Heinrich Heine

July–December

Amedeo Avogadro Avogadro Amedeo.jpg
Amedeo Avogadro
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Robert Schumann

Date unknown

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