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Millennium: 2nd millennium
1855 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1855
Ab urbe condita2608
Armenian calendar1304
Assyrian calendar6605
Baháʼí calendar11–12
Balinese saka calendar1776–1777
Bengali calendar1262
Berber calendar2805
British Regnal year18 Vict. 1 – 19 Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar2399
Burmese calendar1217
Byzantine calendar7363–7364
Chinese calendar甲寅年 (Wood Tiger)
4552 or 4345
    — to —
乙卯年 (Wood Rabbit)
4553 or 4346
Coptic calendar1571–1572
Discordian calendar3021
Ethiopian calendar1847–1848
Hebrew calendar5615–5616
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1911–1912
 - Shaka Samvat1776–1777
 - Kali Yuga4955–4956
Holocene calendar11855
Igbo calendar855–856
Iranian calendar1233–1234
Islamic calendar1271–1272
Japanese calendarAnsei 2
Javanese calendar1783–1784
Julian calendarGregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar4188
Minguo calendar57 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar387
Thai solar calendar2397–2398
Tibetan calendar阳木虎年
(male Wood-Tiger)
1981 or 1600 or 828
    — to —
(female Wood-Rabbit)
1982 or 1601 or 829
September 8: Battle of Malakoff

1855 (MDCCCLV) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar, the 1855th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 855th year of the 2nd millennium, the 55th year of the 19th century, and the 6th year of the 1850s decade. As of the start of 1855, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.






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Caroline Rémy de Guebhard


Effie Ellsler

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Flora Haines Loughead



Carl Friedrich Gauss
Nicholas I of Russia


Søren Kierkegaard


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