1856

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This article is about the year 1856.
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 18th century19th century20th century
Decades: 1820s  1830s  1840s  – 1850s –  1860s  1870s  1880s
Years: 1853 1854 185518561857 1858 1859
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1856 (MDCCCLVI) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (dominical letter FE) of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Sunday (dominical letter AG) of the Julian calendar, the 1856th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 856th year of the 2nd millennium, the 56th year of the 19th century, and the 7th year of the 1850s decade. Note that the Julian day for 1856 is 12 calendar days difference, which continued to be used from 1582 until the complete conversion of the Gregorian calendar was entirely done in 1929.

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  • Anna Sterky – Swedish politician, feminist and trade unionist

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References

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  2. Garfield, Simon (2000). Mauve: How One Man Invented a Colour that Changed the World. London: Faber. ISBN 0-571-20197-0. 
  3. "Central Africa, explored". Unimaps.com. 2005. Retrieved 2011-08-26. 
  4. Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 276–277. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2. 
  5. Friar, Stephen (2001). The Sutton Companion to Local History (rev. ed.). Stroud: Sutton Publishing. p. 243. ISBN 0-7509-2723-2. 
  6. "Gallery history". National Portrait Gallery. Retrieved 2011-08-26. 
  7. Carlton, R. Scott (1997). The International Encyclopaedic Dictionary of Philatelics. Iola, WI: Krause. p. 36. ISBN 0-87341-448-9.