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1885 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1885
MDCCCLXXXV
Ab urbe condita 2638
Armenian calendar 1334
ԹՎ ՌՅԼԴ
Assyrian calendar 6635
Bahá'í calendar 41–42
Balinese saka calendar 1806–1807
Bengali calendar 1292
Berber calendar 2835
British Regnal year 48  Vict. 1   49  Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar 2429
Burmese calendar 1247
Byzantine calendar 7393–7394
Chinese calendar 甲申(Wood  Monkey)
4581 or 4521
     to 
乙酉年 (Wood  Rooster)
4582 or 4522
Coptic calendar 1601–1602
Discordian calendar 3051
Ethiopian calendar 1877–1878
Hebrew calendar 5645–5646
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1941–1942
 - Shaka Samvat 1806–1807
 - Kali Yuga 4985–4986
Holocene calendar 11885
Igbo calendar 885–886
Iranian calendar 1263–1264
Islamic calendar 1302–1303
Japanese calendar Meiji 18
(明治18年)
Javanese calendar 1814–1815
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar 4218
Minguo calendar 27 before ROC
民前27年
Nanakshahi calendar 417
Thai solar calendar 2427–2428
Tibetan calendar 阳木猴年
(male Wood-Monkey)
2011 or 1630 or 858
     to 
阴木鸡年
(female Wood-Rooster)
2012 or 1631 or 859

1885 (MDCCCLXXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar  and a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar, the 1885th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 885th year of the 2nd millennium, the 85th year of the 19th century, and the 6th year of the 1880s decade. As of the start of 1885, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

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The Benz Patent-Motorwagen, built in 1885

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1813 1813

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