1878

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Gregorian calendar 1878
MDCCCLXXVIII
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ԹՎ ՌՅԻԷ
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4574 or 4514
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Hebrew calendar 5638–5639
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2004 or 1623 or 851
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2005 or 1624 or 852

1878 (MDCCCLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar  and a common year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar, the 1878th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 878th year of the 2nd millennium, the 78th year of the 19th century, and the 9th year of the 1870s decade. As of the start of 1878, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

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