1863

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1863 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1863
MDCCCLXIII
Ab urbe condita2616
Armenian calendar1312
ԹՎ ՌՅԺԲ
Assyrian calendar6613
Bahá'í calendar19–20
Balinese saka calendar1784–1785
Bengali calendar1270
Berber calendar2813
British Regnal year26 Vict. 1 – 27 Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar2407
Burmese calendar1225
Byzantine calendar7371–7372
Chinese calendar壬戌(Water Dog)
4559 or 4499
    — to —
癸亥年 (Water Pig)
4560 or 4500
Coptic calendar1579–1580
Discordian calendar3029
Ethiopian calendar1855–1856
Hebrew calendar5623–5624
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1919–1920
 - Shaka Samvat1784–1785
 - Kali Yuga4963–4964
Holocene calendar11863
Igbo calendar863–864
Iranian calendar1241–1242
Islamic calendar1279–1280
Japanese calendarBunkyū 3
(文久3年)
Javanese calendar1791–1792
Julian calendarGregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar4196
Minguo calendar49 before ROC
民前49年
Nanakshahi calendar395
Thai solar calendar2405–2406
Tibetan calendar阳水狗年
(male Water-Dog)
1989 or 1608 or 836
    — to —
阴水猪年
(female Water-Pig)
1990 or 1609 or 837

1863 (MDCCCLXIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar, the 1863rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 863rd year of the 2nd millennium, the 63rd year of the 19th century, and the 4th year of the 1860s decade. As of the start of 1863, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

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October: Red Cross

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  • Kate Tyrrell, Irish sailor, shipping company owner, captain of the Denbighshire Lass (d. 1921)

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References[edit]

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