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Millennium: 2nd millennium
1868 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1868
Ab urbe condita 2621
Armenian calendar 1317
Assyrian calendar 6618
Bahá'í calendar 24–25
Balinese saka calendar 1789–1790
Bengali calendar 1275
Berber calendar 2818
British Regnal year 31  Vict. 1   32  Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar 2412
Burmese calendar 1230
Byzantine calendar 7376–7377
Chinese calendar 丁卯(Fire  Rabbit)
4564 or 4504
戊辰年 (Earth  Dragon)
4565 or 4505
Coptic calendar 1584–1585
Discordian calendar 3034
Ethiopian calendar 1860–1861
Hebrew calendar 5628–5629
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1924–1925
 - Shaka Samvat 1789–1790
 - Kali Yuga 4968–4969
Holocene calendar 11868
Igbo calendar 868–869
Iranian calendar 1246–1247
Islamic calendar 1284–1285
Japanese calendar Keiō 4 / Meiji 1
Javanese calendar 1796–1797
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar 4201
Minguo calendar 44 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar 400
Thai solar calendar 2410–2411
Tibetan calendar 阴火兔年
(female Fire-Rabbit)
1994 or 1613 or 841
(male Earth-Dragon)
1995 or 1614 or 842

1868 ( MDCCCLXVIII ) was a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar  and a leap year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar , the 1868th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 868th year of the 2nd millennium , the 68th year of the 19th century , and the 9th year of the 1860s decade. As of the start of 1868, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.




January 3: Emperor Meiji.



July 25: Wyoming Territory.


November 27: Battle of Washita River.

Date unknown



Felix Hoffmann
Countess Markiewicz


Nicholas II of Russia
John L. Hines
Robert Falcon Scott
Karl Landsteiner
Miklós Horthy



John Nance Garner
Mary Brewster Hazelton
Arturo Alessandri
Fritz Haber

Unknown date



John Crawfurd


Gioachino Rossini
Adah Isaacs Menken


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