1955

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1955 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1955
MCMLV
Ab urbe condita 2708
Armenian calendar 1404
ԹՎ ՌՆԴ
Assyrian calendar 6705
Bahá'í calendar 111–112
Balinese saka calendar 1876–1877
Bengali calendar 1362
Berber calendar 2905
British Regnal year 3  Eliz. 2   4  Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar 2499
Burmese calendar 1317
Byzantine calendar 7463–7464
Chinese calendar 甲午(Wood  Horse)
4651 or 4591
     to 
乙未年 (Wood  Goat)
4652 or 4592
Coptic calendar 1671–1672
Discordian calendar 3121
Ethiopian calendar 1947–1948
Hebrew calendar 5715–5716
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2011–2012
 - Shaka Samvat 1876–1877
 - Kali Yuga 5055–5056
Holocene calendar 11955
Igbo calendar 955–956
Iranian calendar 1333–1334
Islamic calendar 1374–1375
Japanese calendar Shōwa 30
(昭和30年)
Javanese calendar 1886–1887
Juche calendar 44
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4288
Minguo calendar ROC 44
民國44年
Nanakshahi calendar 487
Thai solar calendar 2498
Tibetan calendar 阳木马年
(male Wood-Horse)
2081 or 1700 or 928
     to 
阴木羊年
(female Wood-Goat)
2082 or 1701 or 929

1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1955th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 955th year of the 2nd millennium, the 55th year of the 20th century, and the 6th year of the 1950s decade.

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