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Millennium: 2nd millennium
1859 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1859
Ab urbe condita 2612
Armenian calendar 1308
Assyrian calendar 6609
Bahá'í calendar 15–16
Balinese saka calendar 1780–1781
Bengali calendar 1266
Berber calendar 2809
British Regnal year 22  Vict. 1   23  Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar 2403
Burmese calendar 1221
Byzantine calendar 7367–7368
Chinese calendar 戊午(Earth  Horse)
4555 or 4495
己未年 (Earth  Goat)
4556 or 4496
Coptic calendar 1575–1576
Discordian calendar 3025
Ethiopian calendar 1851–1852
Hebrew calendar 5619–5620
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1915–1916
 - Shaka Samvat 1780–1781
 - Kali Yuga 4959–4960
Holocene calendar 11859
Igbo calendar 859–860
Iranian calendar 1237–1238
Islamic calendar 1275–1276
Japanese calendar Ansei 6
Javanese calendar 1787–1788
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar 4192
Minguo calendar 53 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar 391
Thai solar calendar 2401–2402
Tibetan calendar 阳土马年
(male Earth-Horse)
1985 or 1604 or 832
(female Earth-Goat)
1986 or 1605 or 833

1859 ( MDCCCLIX ) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar  and a common year starting on Thursday of the Julian calendar , the 1859th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 859th year of the 2nd millennium , the 59th year of the 19th century , and the 10th and last year of the 1850s decade. As of the start of 1859, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.






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