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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 18th century19th century20th century
Decades: 1830s  1840s  1850s  – 1860s –  1870s  1880s  1890s
Years: 1859 1860 186118621863 1864 1865
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1862 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1862
Ab urbe condita 2615
Armenian calendar 1311
Assyrian calendar 6612
Bahá'í calendar 18–19
Bengali calendar 1269
Berber calendar 2812
British Regnal year 25 Vict. 1 – 26 Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar 2406
Burmese calendar 1224
Byzantine calendar 7370–7371
Chinese calendar 辛酉(Metal Rooster)
4558 or 4498
    — to —
壬戌年 (Water Dog)
4559 or 4499
Coptic calendar 1578–1579
Discordian calendar 3028
Ethiopian calendar 1854–1855
Hebrew calendar 5622–5623
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1918–1919
 - Shaka Samvat 1784–1785
 - Kali Yuga 4963–4964
Holocene calendar 11862
Igbo calendar 862–863
Iranian calendar 1240–1241
Islamic calendar 1278–1279
Japanese calendar Bunkyū 2
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar 4195
Minguo calendar 50 before ROC
Thai solar calendar 2405

Year 1862 (MDCCCLXII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day later Julian calendar. This year was named by Mitchell Stephens as the greatest year to read newspapers.





Diagram of US Federal Government and American Union. Published: 1862, July 15.


Dec. 30: Monitor sinks.

Date unknown








  1. ^ Halen, Widar (1990). Christopher Dresser. Phaidon. p. 34.  
  2. ^ "An Act to aid in the construction of a railroad and telegraph line from the Missouri river to the Pacific ocean, and to secure to the government the use of the same for postal, military, and other purposes 12 Stat. 489, July 1, 1862
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