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Gregorian calendar 1879
MDCCCLXXIX
Ab urbe condita 2632
Armenian calendar 1328
ԹՎ ՌՅԻԸ
Assyrian calendar 6629
Baháʼí calendar 35–36
Balinese saka calendar 1800–1801
Bengali calendar 1286
Berber calendar 2829
British Regnal year 42  Vict. 1   43  Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar 2423
Burmese calendar 1241
Byzantine calendar 7387–7388
Chinese calendar 戊寅年 (Earth  Tiger)
4575 or 4515
     to 
己卯年 (Earth  Rabbit)
4576 or 4516
Coptic calendar 1595–1596
Discordian calendar 3045
Ethiopian calendar 1871–1872
Hebrew calendar 5639–5640
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1935–1936
 - Shaka Samvat 1800–1801
 - Kali Yuga 4979–4980
Holocene calendar 11879
Igbo calendar 879–880
Iranian calendar 1257–1258
Islamic calendar 1296–1297
Japanese calendar Meiji 12
(明治12年)
Javanese calendar 1807–1808
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar 4212
Minguo calendar 33 before ROC
民前33年
Nanakshahi calendar 411
Thai solar calendar 2421–2422
Tibetan calendar 阳土虎年
(male Earth-Tiger)
2005 or 1624 or 852
     to 
阴土兔年
(female Earth-Rabbit)
2006 or 1625 or 853

1879 (MDCCCLXXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar  and a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar, the 1879th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 879th year of the 2nd millennium, the 79th year of the 19th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1870s decade. As of the start of 1879, the Gregorian calendar was 12days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

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<span class="mw-page-title-main">1882</span> Calendar year

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<span class="mw-page-title-main">1880</span> Calendar year

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<span class="mw-page-title-main">1830</span> Calendar year

1830 (MDCCCXXX) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar, the 1830th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 830th year of the 2nd millennium, the 30th year of the 19th century, and the 1st year of the 1830s decade. As of the start of 1830, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Events from the year 1879 in the United Kingdom.

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