1862

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This article is about the year 1862. For other uses, see 1862 (disambiguation).
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 (MDCCCLXII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (dominical letter E) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Monday (dominical letter G) of the Julian calendar, the 1862nd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 862nd year of the 2nd millennium, the 62nd year of the 19th century, and the 3rd year of the 1860s decade. Note that the Julian day for 1862 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. This year was named by Mitchell Stephens as the greatest year to read newspapers.

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April–June

July–September

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

October–December

Date unknown

  • Anna Leonowens accepts an offer made by the Siamese consul in Singapore, Tan Kim Ching, to teach the wives and children of Mongkut, the King of Siam.
  • Donald McIntyre builds a settlement in northwest Queensland (Australia) which becomes the town of Julia Creek (named after his niece).

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July–December

Deaths

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